GRETNA – The state of Louisiana is seeking over $37,000, alleging that a resident misused a grant.
The State of Louisiana Division of Administration Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit filed a complaint on Jan. 11 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Norah P. and Naomi W. Harris.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for sums due on a government grant. The suit states the defendant was given a government grant to make repairs to their home. The defendant has, however, reportedly failed to provide proof of making the designated repairs and is now indebted to the plaintiff for the balance of $37,500 in sums due.
The defendant is accused of sums due on a government grant.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by John Walsh of Shows, Cali & Walsh LLP in Baton Rouge.
The case has been assigned to Division G Judge E. Adrian Adams.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case No. is 791170.