These new guilty pleas secured build on the work of prosecutors to secure guilty verdicts on all charges in all cases, including three murder cases, presented in court last week.
DA Williams, along with OPDA Trials Division Chief Matthew Derbes, secured the conviction of defendant Samuel Hunter for the Second Degree Murder of Anthony Bridges in the 1700 block of Monroe Street on Christmas Day 2020.
Assistant District Attorneys (ADA) Liz Strauss and Adele Krieger secured the conviction of Demeccio Caston for the Second Degree Murder of Patrick Lamar in New Orleans East in August 2019. Lastly, ADAs Samantha Stagias and Carmen Gealogo secured the conviction of Trae Williams for the manslaughter of his uncle Eddie Salvant III in Algiers in April 2014.
For more information on last week’s return to jury trials, visit oreansda.com.