Pierre Part Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug and Theft Charges

          On September 25, 2019, Latisha Landry of 107 Cross La Rue St. Pierre Part, LA., age 36, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance and Theft Valued Over $750 but Less than $5,000. Landry 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 separate arrests.

          On April 6, 2018, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office made contact with Latisha Landry at a local convenience store. Upon making contact with Landry, deputies noticed Landry to be nervous and sweating profusely. When asked if she was in possession of narcotics, Landry told deputies she had heroin on her person. Deputies seized a quantity of heroin from Landry who was subsequently arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

           On February 20, 2019, detectives with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office began conducting an investigation regarding a boat theft. Detectives learned that an aluminum boat along with a motor and trailer had been taken from a location in Pierre Part. Detectives subsequently learned that the boat in question had been spotted in Iberville Parish. Detectives were able to locate and seize the stolen property in Iberville Parish. Detective learned that Latisha Landry offered to sell the boat, motor, and trailer to another individual identified as Derek Granier. After negotiating a sale, Landry and Granier traveled to the location where the boat was stored and took it without permission. Detectives obtained warrants of arrest for both subjects who were ultimately apprehended and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center. Granier remains out on bond pending prosecution.

          Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charges, pursuant to the plea agreement with prosecutors, Landry was sentenced to 5 ½ years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.