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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Man Pleads Guilty to Destruction of Government Property

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans, announced that BOBBY JOSEPH HAMMOND, age 38, pled guilty yesterday to a one-count Bill of Information for destruction of government property.

 

According to the court documents, on March 4, 2017, HAMMOND drove up to the south side of the Social Security Administration (SSA) Field Office located at 1616 Joe Yenni Boulevard in Kenner, exited his vehicle, and threw a rock through a second floor window. Damages totaled $1,330.69.

 

HAMMOND faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years and a fine of $250,000, or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant, three years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle set sentencing for November 1, 2017.

 

Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Protective Services in investigating this matter.

 

Updated August 4, 2017