On Sept. 9, 2014, in New Orleans, Mississippi, Kendall O. Marquar, of Waveland, was sentenced to 12 months of home detention after pleading guilty to willfully failing to file taxes. In addition, Marquar was ordered to pay $156,941 in restitution to the IRS and a $3,162 fine. According to court documents, from in or around 2000 through in or around 2012, Marquar, a Mississippi businessman, owned a company called K&D Earthworks that was a maintenance and construction vendor at the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office (OPSO). During the years 2007, 2008, and 2009, Marquar and K&D Earthworks earned approximately $580,379 in taxable income, mainly from work performed at the OPSO. Marquar failed to file taxes during the years 2007 through 2009.