Former OPSO deputy arrested on malfeasance charges

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A former Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested on malfeasance in office charges.

Former deputy Lashawn LeBlanc was suspended on October 6, resigned on October 7, and was booked today.

LeBlanc is accused of improper communication with an inmate. Several calls from the inmate to two telephone numbers belonging to LeBlanc were made in September, according to a statement by the OPSO.

LeBlanc also faces charges for setting up three-way calls for other inmates and for placing a call for an inmate named Carl Haim to a person who filed a protective order against him in June of 2016.

The District Attorney’s Office accepted OPSO’s recommendation to pursue charges, resulting in LeBlanc’s arrest.

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