SERVING ASCENSION, ASSUMPTION & ST. JAMES PARISHES

Over the course of the last two weeks, 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:

  1. Damien Hardin, 913 Quiett Rd. Gonzales, LA., age 24, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  2. Martel Williams, 5176 Lakeview Ct. New Orleans, LA., age 18, pled guilty to Simple Robbery and was sentenced to 7 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Kenneth Dupaty and Steven Tureau. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Alvin Turner Jr.

  1. Juan Acosta, 42245 Moody Dixon Rd. St. Amant, LA., age 37, pled guilty to Monetary Instrument Abuse and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  2. Reese Plaisance, 1220 E Dawn St. Gonzales, LA., age 29, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 2 years in the parish jail with credit for time served.
  3. Electra Delagrave, 17649 Hoodsridge Dr. Prairieville, LA., age 34, pled guilty to DWI 3rd Offense. Sentencing was deferred to a later date pending a Pre-Sentence Investigation.
  4. Marvin Millien, 502 W 6th St. Donaldsonville, LA., age 29, pled guilty to Attempted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and was sentenced to 7 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  5. Wayne Stingley, 38199 Pauline St. Prairieville, LA., age 42, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and Felony Theft. The defendant 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.
  6. Sage Bourgeois, 1216 S Burnside Ave. Gonzales, LA., age 20, pled guilty to Simple Burglary (2 counts) and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.
  7. Kiwandria Frazier, St. Gabriel, LA., age 24, pled guilty to Felony Theft 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.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Shawn Bush and Joni Buquoi. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Jessie LeBlanc.  

  1. Michael Ford, 3776 Tulane Dr. Kenner, LA., age 38, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, and Theft. The defendant was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  2. Caleb Moran, 17325 Penn Blvd. Prairieville, LA., age 29, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (2 counts), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana. The defendant was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 18 months supervised probation.
  3. John Webb, 8503 Main St. Sorrento, LA., age 29, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  4. Trinity Richard, 43119 Pine Lakes Prairieville, LA., age 22, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. The defendant was sentenced to 36 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 16 months supervised probation.
  5. Christie Charrier, 10550 Darryl Dr. Baton Rouge, LA., age 35, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 18 months supervised probation.
  6. Joshua Blair, 332 Bedford Dr. Baton Rouge, LA., age 38, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 18 months supervised probation.
  7. Robert Johnson, 14441 Black Locust St. Gonzales, LA., age 35, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 36 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 36 months supervised probation.
  8. Patricia Middlebrook, 13096 Cypress Gold Dr. St. Amant, LA., age 42, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance and Sale, Distribution, or Possession of a Legend Drug without Prescription or Order. The defendant was sentenced to 36 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 36 months supervised probation.
  9. Tiffany Bourgeois, 18393 Robert Denham Rd. Prairieville, LA., age 37, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 18 months supervised probation.
  10. Brandon Lombard, 13042 Carrie Lane Geismar, LA., age 24, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  11. Sharesma Roche, 43041 Black Bayou Rd. Gonzales, LA., age 47, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Legend Drug without Prescription or Order, and Felony Theft. The defendant was sentenced to 4 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 5 years supervised probation.
  12. Bobbie Rose, 18737 Bill Wise Rd. Livingston, LA., age 36, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and Principal to Simple Burglary. The defendant 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.
  13. Andre Varn, 13391 KC Rd. Prairieville, LA., age 43, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and Simple Burglary. The defendant was sentenced to 3 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Charles “Chuck” Long and Robin O’Bannon. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg.
  14. On March 2, 2018, Juan Mendez Barro of 2007 N Amelia Ave. Gonzales, LA., age 22, pled guilty to DWI 3rd Offense. Sentencing was deferred pending a Pre-Sentence Investigation. On May 29, 2018, Judge Kliebert ordered that Barro be committed to the Louisiana Department of Corrections for a period of 5 years with credit for time served. It was ordered that 1 year of the imposed sentence is to be served without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence. It was further ordered that 3 years of the sentence are to be suspended, and upon release, Barro is to be placed on supervised probation for the remainder of the sentence.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Phil Maples, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert.

Assumption Parish:

  1. Roger Thibodeaux, 1610 Coteau Rd. New Iberia, LA., age 30, pled guilty to Theft of Identity of a Person 65 Years of Age or Older and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  2. Decator Crochet Jr., 153 Elaine St. Morgan City, LA., age 20, pled guilty to Failure to Register and Notify as a Sex Offender or Child Predator. The defendant was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. The said sentence is to be served without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Thomas Daigle, and presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert.

  1. Cathy Phillip, 115 Pugh St. Paincourtville, LA., age 24, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance. The defendant was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  2. Eric Williams, 222 Daggs St. Belle Rose, LA., age 53, pled guilty to Filing False Public Records and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  3. Heath Aucoin, 506 Assumption St. Napoleonville, LA., age 37, pled guilty to Felony Theft and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  4. Sonya Coupel, 438 A Bayou Dr. Pierre Part, LA., age 46, pled guilty to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 18 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. The said sentence is to be served without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.
  5. Kane Smith, 1119 Francis St. Patterson, LA., age 19, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 3 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  6. Elvis Starks, 107 Melancon St. Paincourtville, LA., age, 48, pled guilty to Video Voyeurism (2 counts) and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  7. Bruce Landry Jr., 191 Grisaffe Ln. Belle Rose, LA., age 22, pled guilty to 1st Degree Robbery. Sentencing was deferred to a later date pending a Pre-Sentence Investigation.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Thomas Daigle, and presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Jason Verdigets.

  1.  Trevis Ray, 453 Hwy 1000 Belle Rose, LA., age 23, pled guilty to Sexual Battery and Simple Burglary. The defendant was sentenced to 3 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. Upon release from incarceration, the defendant will be required to register and notify as a sex offender for a period of 25 years.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Lana Chaney, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Alvin Turner Jr.  

St. James Parish:

  1. Rogerelle Simon, 19476 Mulberry St. Vacherie, LA., age 34, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 4 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 4 years supervised probation.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Bruce Mohon, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Jason Verdigets.

  1. Troy Roussel, 539 N Ezidore St. Gramercy, LA., age 50, pled guilty to Felony Theft 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.
  2. Dustan Cockburn, 2360 Texas St. Lutcher, LA., age 28, pled guilty to Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 4 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 4 years supervised probation.
  3. Jamie Gardner, 2360 Texas St. Lutcher, LA., age 40, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance 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.

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