DeSoto Parish 1st assistant DA resigns

By Nancy Cook |

Published 07/15 2014 06:06PM

Updated 07/15 2014 06:33PM

DeSoto Parish first assistant district attorney has resigned. Gary Evans turned in his resignation today after serving as first assistant to District Attorney Richard Johnson for almost six years.

Johnson said Mike Daniel, assistant district attorney, will temporarily assume the duties of first assistant district attorney. The former Bossier City Court judge has more than 11 years experience as an assistant DA. In addition to trial experience, Daniel has served as Desoto Parish’s child support and juvenile attorney. He also spent 13 years as a prosecutor in Bossier City.

Evans did not return a call made to his office this afternoon.

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