DATE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY TO
COMMIT FIRST DEGREE MURDER,
PUBLIC INTIMIDATION AND
– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Christopher
Campbell, 21, of 108 David Street, Pierre Part, LA, on charges alleging that he
conspired with another or other individual (s) to murder two officials involved
in the day to day operations of the Criminal Justice System in the 23rd
Judicial District, specifically Assumption Parish.
late August of 2017, Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Detectives received
information that Campbell, who was already in jail on unrelated charges, had
hashed out a plot to kill the officials, as he was disgruntled about the slow
progression or prosecution of charges that were pending against him. Additionally Campbell directed general
threats to a 23rd Judicial District Court Judge.
interviewed potential witnesses and conducted other means of investigation to
substantiate the allegations.
established sufficient probable cause to apply for arrest warrants charging
suspect was booked on counts of:
*Criminal Conspiracy to Commit First
Degree Murder (Two Counts)
*Public Intimidation and Retaliation
the time of Monday’s arrest, Campbell was being held on charges of fraudulent
portrayal of a law enforcement officer or firefighter and following too
closely. Campbell had been in the
Assumption Parish Detention Center since March 24, 2017.
is awaiting a bond hearing on the new charges.