DA announces court dispositions on two felony criminal cases

District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington announced the court dispositions of two felony criminal cases that were charged in the district court.

Division “B” Judge Lala Sylvester was the presiding judge in the following cases:

Kwaine Roberson, 25 of Natchitoches, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted first degree murder. She was sentenced to 18 years of incarceration relating to a 2021 shooting incident in which Roberson fired shots at a group of people, including three children, with one of the shots hitting a child in their foot.

Assistant District Attorney Jason Methvin prosecuted the case.

Nevada Woodall, 26 of Jamestown, La., pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated arson. He was sentenced to seven years of incarceration. The guilty plea and sentence relates to a 2021 incident in which Woodall ignited a fire outside of a trailer home that was occupied at the time of the incident.

Assistant District Attorney Chris Guillet prosecuted the case.