DA announces grand jury indictment, probation revocation in recent cases.



District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington announced Friday a grand jury indictment and a probation revocation in separate cases in the 10th Judicial District Court.

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Christopher Carter of Natchitoches was convicted in 2017 of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He was sentenced to five years of incarceration, which was suspended and he was placed on five years supervised probation.

In December 2017, the La. Dept. of Probation and Parole filed a petition to revoke Carter’s probation alleging he had absconded to Texas in violation of his probation. After a hearing in the 10th Judicial District Court, it was determined Carter violated the terms of his probation.The court ordered Carter’s probation revoked and he was remanded to serve his original five year prison sentence.

In an unrelated case, a grand jury returned a true bill indictment of second-degree murder against Quincy Nash. Nash,27, is charged in the 2018 shooting death of Brian Williams Jr. An arraignment date has not been set.

Quincy Nash

The original press release concerning Nash’s capture in December follows:

A nearly six-month fugitive manhunt led to the capture of Natchitoches Parish murder suspect Quincy Dewayne “Flame” Nash by the US Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force in Houston.

Nash was wanted by the NPSO for Second-Degree Murder in connection with the shooting death of Brian Keith Williams Jr. of Natchitoches.

Deputies responded to 911 reports of a disturbance with shots fired near the 100 block of Boston Fowler Road off of La. Hwy 6 East near Natchitoches June 4 at 5:39 p.m.

Responders discovered Williams Jr., 32, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office.

Following an investigation, Nash was identified as the shooter.

Nash fled the scene before law enforcement arrived.

Nash was entered into the National Crime Information Center as a Wanted Murder Suspect. Nash was considered armed and dangerous.

Detectives and US Marshal’s received tips of Nash being in the Houston area where he was apprehended.

Detectives Jared Kilpatrick and Darrel Winder traveled to Texas Nov. 27 after Nash waived extradition to return to Louisiana

Nash was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Second-Degree Murder.

The case will be turned over to Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington’s Office for review and prosecution.