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City Court delayed till May 15

Robert J. Black, judge for the Bogalusa City Court, has announced that all court matters will be postponed through May 15.

Black’s release stated the following:

“Acting in accordance with Louisiana Constitution, Article V, Section 1 and the inherent power of this Court:

“And considering the Additional Measures — Stay Home (41 JBE 2020) as a result of COVID-19 declared by Gov. John Bel Edwards on April 2, 2020, being extended through May 15, 2020, and further, in consideration of the hazardous and unsafe conditions caused therefrom:

“It is hereby ordered that all Court matters (Civil and Criminal) scheduled through May 15, 2020, at Bogalusa City Court will be continued to a later date. Anyone subpoenaed to appear at any Court proceeding through May 15, 2020, are asked to contact the Clerk of Court (985-732-6204) in order to be re-assigned a Court date.

“Further, if your court case has been or will be continued by pervious orders or this order, you are welcome to come to the front steps of Bogalusa City Hall to be served with your new court date.

“The order does not limit the Court’s ability to rule on DFCS and Delinquent Juvenile matters.”