Former Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Employee and Local Woman Charged in a Bribery Scheme
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana
According to the bill of information, at the time of the offense, EVANS was employed by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office as a Criminal Records Division Supervisor. From January 2016 through January 2017, both EVANS and DOVE used cell phones to carry out a bribery scheme. EVANS solicited and accepted bribe money from DOVE in exchange for fraudulent bonds used for the release of incarcerated persons. If convicted, both women face a maximum penalty of five (5) years incarceration, a $250,000 fine, a three (3) year term of supervised release, and a mandatory special assessment of $100.00.
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Updated November 24, 2020