|Posted on 6/30/2017 12:49:00 PM.|
East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore gave an extensive review of what happened last July when a gunman ambushed Baton Rouge Police officers, killing three and wounding three. Moore provided the public with the shooter's suicide note. He says its clear Gavin Long came to Baton Rouge to inflict pain on police officers.
|Hillar Moore, Gavin Long, Brad Garafola, Matthew Gerald, Baton Rouge, Montrell Jackson|
|Posted on 6/30/2017 2:05:00 AM.|
East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore will provide more details today on last July’s ambush on police officers in Baton Rouge. Moore has called a 10 AM press conference in which more details will be learned about Gavin Eugene Long, the gunman who ended up killing three officers and injuring three others.
|Prem Burns, Hillar Moore, police ambush, BRPD, EBRSO|
|Posted on 3/24/2017 12:58:00 PM.|
District Attorneys across the state have a serious problem with some of the Governor’s proposals to reduce Louisiana’s incarceration rate. That’s according to East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore says what began as a reform for nonviolent offenders has creeped into letting violent offenders serve less time. He doesn’t believe DA’s are over prosecuting, but that other things are leading to an increased crime rate.
|Hillar Moore, criminal justice reform, district attorneys, |
|Posted on 3/13/2017 12:07:00 PM.|
All three of Louisiana’s US Attorneys have resigned or retired after US Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for mass resignations. Walt Green of Louisiana’s middle district is the latest to step down. East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore is disappointed because he says Green is the kind of prosecutor you want in a leadership position.
|Hillar Moore, Walt Green, Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump, US Attorney|
|Posted on 3/2/2017 5:14:00 AM.|
A Baton Rouge man convicted of killing his 5-year-old son will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Last month 38-year-old Vernell Day, Jr. was found guilty of second degree murder for beating his son Jay’v’une Bergin to death in 2014. District Attorney Hillar Moore says with that conviction, there was only one way the sentencing could go.
|Hillar Moore, Vernell Day Jr, Jay’v’une Bergin, life sentence|
|Posted on 2/8/2017 11:36:00 AM.|
East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore addressed the thought on many people’s mind: when will the results of the federal investigation into the officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling be made public? Moore says since his office recused itself early on in the case, he can’t be exactly sure but,
|Hillar Moore, Alton Sterling, protests|
|Posted on 10/17/2016 4:49:00 AM.|
Louisiana ranks second in the nation for accidental shootings involving minors, nearly three times more than the national average. That’s according to new data from the Associated Press and USA today. East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore says what we don’t know is how kids are getting their hands on these weapons.
|Hillar Moore, accidental shootings, gun laws|
|Posted on 7/16/2016 8:36:00 AM.|
East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore has announced that over half of the protesters who were arrested following the shooting death of Alton Sterling will not face charges.
Moore says he will not prosecute about 100 of the cases, because the demonstrators were arrested only on misdemeanor counts, simple obstruction of a highway.
|Hillar Moore, protesters, charges|
|Posted on 7/11/2016 1:07:00 PM.|
Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore has announced that he will recuse himself and his office from the investigation into the police shooting of Alton Sterling. Moore says he has no direct relationship with either officer involved, but he is close with the parents of Officer Blane Salamoni.
|Hillar Moore, Alton Sterling, Jeff Landry|
|Posted on 6/22/2016 11:03:00 AM.|
East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore is not sure yet if he’ll prosecute a Baton Rouge mother who was arrested after allegedly beating her children for breaking into someone’s home. Police say 30-year-old Schaquana Spears was charged with two counts of child cruelty for whipping her three children with an electrical cord. Moore understands parents need to discipline their children.
|Schaquana Spears, Hillar Moore, |
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