SERVING ASCENSION, ASSUMPTION & ST. JAMES PARISHES

During the week of November 24 – November 28, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, parishes of Ascension, Assumption, and St. James

Ascension Parish:

Ascension Parish had no court news to report this week.

Assumption Parish:

Assumption Parish had no court news to report this week.

St. James Parish:

  1.  Mathew Lynch, 39306 Country Dr. Prairieville, LA., age 33, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 4 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. 
  2. Chandon Nelson, 8462 Kingview St. St. James, LA., age 25, pled guilty to Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and was sentenced to 3 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.
  3. Levar Vallery, 10040 Hwy 44 Convent, LA., age 41, pled guilty to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  4. Troy Favorite, 3365 Amy St. Paulina, LA., age 26, pled guilty to Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 2 years supervised probation.
  5. Kylin Elder, 9361 Water Tower St. Convent, LA., age 23, pled guilty to Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and was sentenced to 15 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Adam Koenig, and presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg.