On November 14, 2016, Tyler Chenvert of Pierre Part, LA., age 22, pled guilty in the 23rd Judicial District Court, Parish of Assumption, to the charges of Auto Burglary, Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Simple Burglary. Chenvert was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Lana Chaney, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with the prosecuting attorney.
On April 20, 2016, Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle burglary in the Pierre Part area. Upon making contact with the victim in this matter, deputies learned that the vehicle had been broken into the night before while parked at Veterans Park on Hwy 70 in Pierre Part. It appeared that several items had been taken from the vehicle including a credit card. Through a thorough investigation, deputies were able to track several purchases made with the credit card. The individual who made the purchases was identified as Tyler Chenvert. Through further investigation, deputies identified the vehicle that Chenvert was operating at the time. This vehicle was identified as an older model Chevrolet Tahoe. On April 21, 2016, deputies observed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle traveling on Hwy 70 in the Bayou Corne area. Deputies observed that the vehicle did not have a license plate and initiated a traffic stop. During the course of the stop, deputies were granted consent to search the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle, deputies located the items that were taken during the vehicle burglary. During an interview, Chenvert subsequently confessed to the burglary. During a second search of the vehicle, deputies located a small quantity of crystal meth. Chenvert was transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where was booked on the charges of Auto Burglary and Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance.
On January 31, 2016, Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Deputies were contacted in reference to a dirt bike being stolen from a shed near a residence in the Pierre Part area. Through further investigation, the dirt bike was located after it had allegedly been sold. While Chenvert was being interviewed in reference to the auto burglary, he confessed to breaking into a shed and stealing the dirt bike in question. Chenvert admitted to stealing the dirt bike to trade for a quantity of methamphetamine. Chenvert was subsequently charge with Simple Burglary.
Upon entering a guilty plea to the above charges, as per the plea agreement with the prosecuting attorney, Judge Stromberg ordered that Chenvert be committed to the Louisiana Department of Corrections for a total of 6 years. On the charge of Auto Burglary, Chenvert was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. On the charge of Simple Burglary, Chenvert was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. On the charge of Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Chenvert was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. All of the imposed sentences are to run concurrent with one another.