Gonzales Man Pleads Guilty to Drug and Firearm Charges

          On April 26, 2018, Jacob Davies of 217 S Marchand Ave Gonzales, LA., age 26, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. Davies was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Shawn Bush and Phil Maples. Presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following two separate arrests. 

          On May 26, 2016, during a theft investigation, detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office made contact with Jacob Davies at a local residence. Upon coming into contact with Davies, detectives located a .45 caliber handgun and a quantity of methamphetamine in his possession. During a review of Davies’ criminal history, detectives learned that Davies had several prior felony convictions for illegal narcotics possession. Davies was subsequently arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. 

          On June 11, 2017, Jacob Davies was arrested and charged with heroin possession following a traffic stop in the city of Donaldsonville. 

          Upon entering a guilty plea to the above mentioned charges, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Davies was sentenced to 10 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.