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Paincourtville Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Cocaine Possession

          On March 15, 2021, Darin Davis of 120 Davis St. Paincourtville, LA., age 31, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance. Davis was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Thomas Daigle, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Cody Martin. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a 2018 narcotics investigation targeting street level drug dealers in an around Assumption Parish.

          On April 23, 2018, narcotics agents with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office were able to identify Davis as a suspect dealing narcotics from a residence in the Paincourtville area. Agents were able to establish cause to charge Davis in connection with a serious of narcotics related complaints after purchasing a quantity of cocaine from Davis. Davis was subsequently arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

          Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charge, pursuant to the plea agreement with prosecutors, Davis was sentenced to 10 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.