In 2011, he pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was sentenced to imprisonment for a term of four years. The guilty plea stemmed from Hebron"s having overbilled Federal Emergency Management Agency regarding the reconstruction from Hurricane Gustav in 2008. Town clerk Brenda Kimball was also imprisoned in the case.
Four other municipal figures, including former police Chief Jay Barber, pleaded guilty to various charges to defraud the United States. government but avoided jail time.
Judge Dee Doctorate. Drell of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Alexandria ordered Hebron to pay $105,566 in restitution to Federal Emergency Management Agency, a fine of $25,000 fine, and $100 special assessment, collectively totaling $130,666. Hebron"s life insurance was garnished to pay part of the amount owed.
In 2012, Hebron received notice that his municipal retirement account will be garnished to secure the remaining $68,237 he owes for theft. He is scheduled for release from the minimum security prison in Pensacola, Florida, on December 19, 2014.