DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES GRAND JURY INDICTMENT, PROBATION REVOCATION IN RECENT CASES

District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington announced a grand jury indictment and a probation revocation in separate cases in the 10th Judicial District Court.

Christopher Carter, of Natchitoches, was convicted in 2017 of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He sentenced to 5 years of incarceration, which was suspended an was placed on five years supervised probation.

In December 2017, the Louisiana Department of Probation and Parole filed a petition to revoke Carter’s probation alleging that he had absconded to Texas in violation of his probation. After a hearing in the 10th Judicial District Court, it was determined that Carter violated the terms of his probation. The court ordered Carter’s probation revoked and was remanded to serve his original five year prison sentence.

In an unrelated case, a grand jury returned a true bill indictment of second degree murder against Quincy Nash. Nash, 27, is charged in the 2018 shooting death of Brian Williams, Jr. An arraignment date has not been set.