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CIS News Archives

Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports

Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports. Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Criminal Investigation Section arrested a Lafayette Parish man on two felony violations of Louisiana’s Water Control Law and two felony violations of filing false public records.

03/21/18
Orleans Parish men arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires

Months of investigative work paid off for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality last week when two men were charged with dumping illegal tires in separate but related incidents in New Orleans East.

02/07/18
Carencro man charged with the illegal disposal of used oil

Yesterday, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Section of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality charged a Carencro man for the illegal disposal of used oil into state waters. Roshell Wayne Darjean, 41, is alleged to have illegally discharged 5-10 gallons of used oil into a ditch near Arista Drive in Carencro on Sunday, Jan. 22.

01/26/17
California Woman and Her Company Sentenced for Clean Air Act Violation

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that CHEERY WAY, INC., and ELAINE CHIU, age 60, a resident of San Francisco, California, were sentenced today by the Honorable Susie Morgan to five years of probation, a $500,000 fine, and $162,520 in restitution to workers for medical monitoring costs for violating notification requirements under the Clean Air Act.

07/15/16
Chalmette man arrested for the illegal disposal of waste tires

Yesterday, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a Chalmette man for the illegal disposal of waste tires based upon an outstanding arrest warrant.

04/28/16
Baton Rouge man arrested for filing false public documents

Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Warrants Division arrested a Baton Rouge man for felony filing false public documents.

04/28/16
Avoyelles Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires

On Friday, Feb. 5, deputies from the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an Avoyelles Parish man for the alleged illegal disposal waste tires in connection with a Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality criminal investigation.

02/10/16
Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held Dec. 2

An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Monroe Public Safety Center, 1810 Martin Luther King Junior Dr., Monroe, LA 71202.

11/23/15