Napoleonville Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary Charges

          On May 15, 2017, Steven Blaine of 3328 Back Marais Ln. Napoleonville, LA., age 34, pled guilty to Simple Burglary (2 counts). Blaine was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Thomas Daigle, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Jason Verdigets. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a vehicle and residential burglary. 

          On November 10, 2016, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence on Hwy 400 in Napoleonville in reference to a theft of cash from a vehicle. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the victim in this matter who advised that she observed approximately $200 cash missing from her vehicle. The victim, who has surveillance cameras around the residence, showed deputies video footage of a male subject pulling on the door handles of the vehicle, and shortly after fleeing the area. The male subject was identified as Steven Blaine. Deputies subsequently issued a warrant for the arrest of Blaine.  

          On December 12, 2016, Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a Labadieville residence in reference to a theft of a firearm. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the victim who advised that while inside of his residence, he heard a noise from the porch area of the residence. The victim immediately went to see what the noise was and observed that a small caliber rifle had been taken. The victim was able to chase and apprehend the suspect. While waiting for deputies to arrive, the suspect fled into a nearby residence. Deputies were advised by that homeowner that the suspect, identified as Steven Blaine, was hiding inside. Blaine was subsequently arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Jail. 

          Upon entering a guilty plea to the above listed charges, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Judge Verdigets ordered that Blaine be committed to the Louisiana Department of Corrections for 4 years with credit for time served on each count. The imposed sentences are to run concurrent with one another.