Darrow Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm Possession

          On September 17, 2019, Keron Landry of 4404 Marchand School Rd. Darrow, LA., age 33, pled guilty to Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Landry was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Joni Buquoi, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Jessie LeBlanc. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a 2018 arrest.

          On October 11, 2018, narcotics detectives with the Gonzales Police Department executed a search warrant at a Gonzales residence as part of an on-going narcotics investigation. Upon making entry into the residence, detectives located multiple subjects who were all detained. During a search of the residence, detectives located a quantity of narcotics as well as a handgun within arms reach of Keron Landry. Landry, who has prior felony convictions for narcotics related charges, was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Detention Center.

           Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charge, pursuant to the plea agreement with prosecutors, Landry was sentenced to 8 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.