On February 26, 2018, Crondell Flowers of 1034 Paul Frederick St. Luling, LA., age 42, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. Flowers was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Adam Koenig, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following an April narcotics investigation in St. James Parish.
On April 24, 2017, narcotics agents with the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a Gramercy residence in which Crondell Flowers had been residing as part of an on-going narcotics investigation. During a search of the residence, agents located a quantity of plastic baggies containing heroin individually wrapped and packaged for sale. Agents also located miscellaneous items commonly associated with the distribution of illegal narcotics. Flowers was subsequently arrested and booked into the St. James Parish Jail.
Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charge, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Flowers was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.