Louis Ackal

Justice Dept: Iberia Sheriff spews anti-Semitic remarks at prosecutor, threatens to shoot him

Advocate staff file photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal leaves the federal courthouse following an arraignment on March 31, 2016, in Lafayette, La. Ackal and his second-in-command, Gerald Savoy, pleaded not guilty to civil rights and conspiracy charges Thursday during a federal court hearing.

Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal allegedly called one of the federal prosecutors in his pending civil rights case a “sorry son-of-a-bitch Jew bastard” and made comments about shooting him between his “g*******d Jewish eyes,” according to court documents filed Wednesday. The comments, which prosecutors said were made during secretly recorded conversations, were included in a… Continue reading →

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