A grand jury in Orleans Parish convicted a man wearing a suit of clothing designer’s hit-and-run death, one of four indictments handed up last week.
Adrian Caliste Jr., was charged Thursday with hit and run driving resulting the death of Christina Larsen, 31. Police accuse Caliste Jr. of running over Larsen, 22-year-old, while she was taking her dog on a walk on Feb. 27, and then speeding away before abandoning the vehicle.
Police said that Caliste falsely reported that he had been carjacked downtown prior to the collision.
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If Caliste is convicted, he could face up to 10 year imprisonment.
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Separately, a grand jury indicted a man for fatally stabbing a female victim during an argument in St. Claude. He dropped her off at a hospital.
Daniel Smith, 21 years old, is facing second-degree murder charges and obstruction of justice in connection to the killing. The identity of the victim could not be confirmed immediately by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office.
Smith, along with two other men in separate rape cases, could face life imprisonment if he is convicted.
Javier Cabrera, 31, a Dallas man, is being charged with first-degree sexual assault and indecent behaviour with a minor. Prosecutors say Cabrera raped an 8-year-old boy sometime between Jan. 1, 2015 & Dec. 31, 2016, and committed indecent behavior against the same victim.
Arias Dagaberto, a 42-year-old Mid-City resident and construction worker, was separately charged by a grand jury with first-degree murder. Between Jan. 1, 2017 – July 31, 2020, he is accused of raping a child aged 9 and 11.
Caliste’s attorney didn’t respond to a request for comment, and it wasn’t immediately clear whether Cabrera, Dagoberto and Smith have lawyers.
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