Donaldsonville Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison Following Burglary Arrest

          On March 25, 2019, Jarred Brown of 1203 St. Patrick St. Donaldsonville, LA., age 34, pled guilty to the charge of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling. Brown was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Phil Maples, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert. This guilty plea was result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a 2018 arrest. 

          On March 19, 2018 shortly after midnight, deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a Donaldsonville residence in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who advised that she was awakened by a male subject standing over her bed. The complainant advised that the subject was wearing only a pair of shorts and flip flops. Deputies observed that forced entry was made into the residence. The complainant advised that she was able to talk the subject into leaving the residence without any harm being done. Deputies located a male subject matching the description of the individual provided by the complainant a short distance away from the residence. Deputies identified the subject as Jarred Brown. Brown was in possession of the clothing described by the complainant. After being possibly identified as the subject who entered the residence, Brown was arrested and transported to the Ascension Parish Detention Center where he was booked accordingly. 

          Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charge, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Brown was sentenced to 12 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.