On October 22, 2018, Steven Blaine of 3328 Back Marais Lane Napoleonville, LA., age 35, pled guilty to Theft of a Motor Vehicle. Blaine was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Lana Chaney, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Alvin Turner. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following an April vehicle theft.
On April 12, 2018, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a local church in reference to a vehicle theft. Upon arrival, deputies met with the victim who advised that she had parked her car in the parking lot before leaving with a friend. Upon arriving to retrieve her car, she noticed it was gone and contacted the Sheriff’s Office. Several hours later, deputies observed a vehicle matching the description of the one that had been taken from the parking lot. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle which was positively identified as the stolen vehicle. Deputies made contact with the driver who was identified as Steven Blaine. After a brief interview with Blaine, he was arrested and transported to the Assumption 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, Blaine was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.