Author: Claire Falgoust

During the week of September 20 – September 24, 2021, 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: Kirkpatrick Morrison, 39124 West Lane Prairieville, LA, age 27, pled guilty to Manslaughter and was sentenced to 35 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.  Lauren Donaldson, 39124 West Lane Prairieville, LA, age…READ MORE

Prairieville Man Found Guilty of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

          On July 15, 2021, an Ascension Parish jury found 34-year-old James Batiste of 16117 Monica Rd. Prairieville, LA., guilty of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder. Batiste was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Leila Braswell, and presiding over this matter is…READ MORE