Camille A. "Cam" Morvant II
that justice is
served for the
criminal laws of
the State of
To champion the rights of victims of crime in Lafourche Parish.
To protect those juveniles subject to abuse and/or neglect.
To ensure that the best interests of children are preserved by enforcing
Louisiana's child support laws.
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the role that the District Attorney’s Office has in their day to day lives.
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and to all Parish Board and Commissions. In his capacity as legal advisor,
the District Attorney works closely with Parish Council and the Parish
President to protect the interests of Lafourche Parish. The District
Attorney's Office also makes itself available to answer questions and
provide legal advice to Parish Boards and Commissions.
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- November 20, 1015
A Cut Off man was convicted Thursday for three
offenses arising out of an April 2013
disturbance in South Lafourche.
Anthony Lebouef, 36, was found guilty of fourth
offense driving while intoxicated, public
intimidation and aggravated flight from an
officer after a three-day jury trial.
the jury for their attention, their service and
their verdict" said Assistant District Attorney
Heather Hendrix, who prosecuted the case.
"Considering the facts of this case,
fortunate that no one was injured."
A Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office deputy
initially made contact with Lebouef on West
in Larose as the officer responded to a
complaint of a disturbance. When
approached by the deputy, Lebouef refused to
exit his vehicle and instead fled the scene,
nearly striking the officer. The defendant then
led the deputy on a high speed pursuit
residential neighborhoods. During the pursuit,
several other vehicles were forced
from the roadway before Lebouef was eventually
forced to stop.
While the deputy processed the scene, Lebouef
made comments threatening to have the
fired in retaliation for the arrest, leading to
the public intimidation charge. During
the subsequent investigation it was determined
that Lebouef's blood alcohol content was
legal limit, and several open cans of beer were
located in the vehicle.
has always targeted repeat DWI offenders, and
for a reason," said District
Attorney Camille A. Morvant, II. "They have
historically posed an increasing risk of
harm to the
public, and this man's reckless behavior while
drunk illustrates that danger."
The defendant had previously been convicted of
DWI for offenses arising in May and December of
2003, as well as December, 2009. Lebouef faces
up to thirty years in prison for the DWI
conviction, up to five years in prison on both
the aggravated flight
and public intimidation charges. Sentencing is
set for December 10 at 1:30 before the Hon.
vehicle is also subject to seizure as a result
of the DWI conviction, and he may
charged as an habitual offender under Louisiana
law because of other prior felony