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Prairieville Man Gets 12 years Following Rash of Vehicle Burglaries

          On May 16, 2017, Eric Troquille of 42160 Henderson Ln. Prairieville, LA., age 32, pled guilty to Simple Burglary. Troquille was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Kenneth Dupaty, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Alvin Turner Jr. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a 2016 rash of burglaries in the Prairieville area. 

          On October 18, 2016, deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office received a vital lead during the investigation of a recent rash of vehicle burglaries in the Prairieville area. Detectives proceeded to the residence of a victim of one of these burglaries. This victim was able to provide detectives with surveillance video footage. This video footage led detectives to identify several suspects. One of the individuals identified was Eric Troquille. An arrest warrant was issued for the arrest of Troquille who was subsequently booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. Troquille has previous convictions for both narcotics and burglary related charges. 

          Upon entering a guilty plea to the above charge, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Judge Turner ordered that Troquille be committed to the Louisiana Department of Corrections for a period of 12 years with credit for time served.