SERVING ASCENSION, ASSUMPTION & ST. JAMES PARISHES

During the week of April 15-April 19, 2019, 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. Melvin Breaux, 1218 Bryant St. Donaldsonville, LA., age 35, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. It was ordered that 2 years of the said sentence are to be served, and the remaining 4 years are to be suspended. Upon release from incarceration, the defendant is to be placed on 3 years supervised probation.
  2. Ryan Green, 40021 Coontrap Rd. Gonzales, 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, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.
  3. Jericho Jerez, 37113 White Rd. Prairieville, LA., age 34, pled guilty to Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance. The defendant was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  4. Lloyd Phillips Jr., 410 Front St. Donaldsonville, LA., age 32, pled guilty to Theft Valued at $1,000 or More, but Less than $5,000. 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.
  5. Derek Stevens, 3156 Township Rd. Donaldsonville, LA., age 36, pled guilty to Domestic Abuse Battery 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 Attorneys Shawn Bush and Joni Buquoi. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Jessie LeBlanc.

Assumption Parish: 

  1. Legistine Key, Napoleonville, LA., age 31, pled guilty to Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.
  2. On February 19, 2019, Tammy Wilson of Pierre Part, LA., age 47, pled guilty to DWI 4th Offense. Sentencing was deferred to a later date. On April 15, 2019, the defendant was sentenced to 10 years with the Louisiana Department of corrections with credit for time served. It was ordered that 7 years of the said sentence are to be served with at least 2 years of which are to be served without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence, and the remaining 3 years are to be suspended. Upon release from incarceration, the defendant is to be placed on 3 years supervised probation.

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

St. James Parish:

St. James Parish had no court news to report this week.