The law firm of Simmons, Morris and Carroll, LLC sued Capital One, N.A. Bank and Capital One employee Tonya Lambert after the law firm apparently fell victim to what is known as the “Nigerian Check Scam” that local officials have been warning citizens about, blaming the bank and their employee for not catching the scam.
Michael and Theresa Laws have contracted with Lawler Auction Company to auction off both a large majority of their moveable assets as well as their home and land, which is slated to be sold at auction on Saturday, June 7th at 10:00 a.m. at their residence near Benton, Louisiana.
After a Bossier Parish District Court judge ruled against local district attorney Schuyler Marvin and granted a motion to suppress evidence in a DWI case, Marvin’s team of prosecutors appealed the decision to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, where prosecutors lost again.
In last week’s edition, we reported the fact that Glay Collier and Jacqueline Broad got a sweetheart of a deal from Bossier-Webster Parish District Attorney Schuyler Marvin after they were both arrested for a second time on domestic abuse battery charges in Bossier Parish. The police reports obtained this week paint an entirely different picture of what the prosecutor was facing when he allowed Collier and Broad to plead down to a lesser charge of disturbing the peace. In fact, I am certainly no lawyer, but I would have hated to have been the one to have to try either of these cases.
James Ward Davis, a Shreveport attorney, appeared in court Tuesday morning with his courtappointed attorney, Lee Harville, thinking he had worked out a good deal with federal prosecutors that would result in Davis only spending up to six months in jail for stealing his client’s money.
A local repeat drug dealer will spend the rest of her life behind bars thanks to the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office, Caddo District Judge Craig Marcotte, the Shreveport Police Department, the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeals.