On January 31, 2019, Dontrell Landry of 276 Hwy 998 Belle Rose, LA., age 38, pled guilty to Distribution of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a series of arrests.
On January 31, 2016, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a local residence in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who advised that a dirt bike had been stolen from his shed. Deputies canvassed the area for any potential evidence and obtained available information on the dirt bike. The information was placed into NCIC and listed as stolen.
On April 15, 2016, deputies made contact with an individual who had purchased a dirt bike from Dontrell Landry. The individual advised that he believed the dirt bike may have been stolen after speaking to representatives of a local dirt bike shop. Deputies were able to verify that this was the dirt bike stolen on January 31st. Detectives then obtained a warrant of arrest for Landry.
On June 21, 2017 narcotics agents with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at Dontrell Landry’s residence as part of an on-going narcotics investigation. Upon making entry into the residence, agents made contact with several individuals. During a search of the residence, agents located a .380 caliber handgun, a quantity of pills, miscellaneous items commonly associated with the packaging and distribution of illegal narcotics, as well as ammunition for various firearms. All evidence was collected, and Landry was placed under arrest. Landry was subsequently booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.
On September 11, 2017 during the course of an ongoing narcotics investigation targeting street level drug dealers in Assumption Parish, an undercover narcotics agent under the direction of the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, purchased a quantity of heroin from Dontrell Landry. The drugs purchased were collected and submitted into evidence. Based on this purchase, agents obtained a warrant for the arrest of Landry.
On November 20, 2017, narcotics agents with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at Dontrell Landry’s residence. Upon making entry into the residence, agents made contact with Landry. During a search of the interior of the residence, and vehicles in the yard, agents located a quantity of synthetic marijuana and a digital scale which is commonly associated with the packaging and distribution of illegal narcotics. Landry was arrested and transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was booked accordingly.
Landry has previously been convicted of Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling in 2011.
Upon entering a guilty plea to the above mentioned charges, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Landry was sentenced to 12 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.