Former La. Lawmaker's Bond Revoked

Crime, Law and JusticeJustice SystemCrimeNew OrleansJohn Reed

A former Louisiana lawmaker awaitingsentencing in a money laundering conspiracy case has had his bondrevoked following his arrest on outstanding warrants.

Former state Sen. Derrick Shepherd was ordered remanded intofederal custody following his court appearance Friday before U.S.District Judge Carl Barbier.

Shepherd was arrested Tuesday in New Orleans on warrants fortheft and domestic violence charges.

Shepherd's lawyer, John Reed, wouldn't comment Friday.

Shepherd pleaded guilty to a charge he helped an unlicensed bondbroker, Gwendolyn Moyo, launder some of the proceeds from her saleof bogus construction bonds. His sentencing is set for Feb. 11.

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