Over 2,900 total convictions secured via guilty plea thus far in 2022
NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office (OPDA) announced that 324 convictions were secured via guilty plea in October 2022. These convictions secured via guilty plea include a number of violent offenses such as domestic abuse, illegal possession of weapons, kidnapping, manslaughter, theft, and sexual assault.
“Increasing safety in New Orleans is the top priority of my office and we’re committed to using every tool in our arsenal to keep people safe, said District Attorney Jason Williams. “Every chance that my prosecutors and I have an opportunity to hold accountable those who wreck havoc in our beloved community, we will deliver justice for the people of this city.”
In 2022, OPDA has now secured a total of 2,934 convictions via guilty plea. Last year, despite court closures, OPDA secured over 3,500 convictions via guilty pleas in over 1,700 cases. Our office is laser focused on prosecuting violent crimes committed in our neighborhoods.
To learn more, please visit orleansda.com.