Guilty Pleas

During the week of April 10-April 14, 2017, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, parishes of Ascension, Assumption, and St. James.

Ascension Parish:

Kary LeBlanc, 39169 Hwy 74 Prairieville, LA., age 42, pled guilty to Felony Domestic Abuse Battery and was sentenced to 3 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.

Roel Pineda, 15464 Palmetto Ln. Prairieville, LA., age 35, pled guilty to 2nd Degree Battery and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

Blaine Thibodeaux, 25680 Intracoastal Rd. Plaquemine, LA., age 21, pled guilty to Theft Valued at $25,000 or More and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 2 years supervised probation.

Cedric Williams, 1773 Sora St. Baton Rouge, LA., pled guilty to Theft of Goods Valued at $1500 or More, Theft of Goods Valued at $500 or More but less than $1500, Theft of Goods Valued at Less than $500 (2 counts), and Simple Battery. On the charges of Theft of Goods Valued at $1500 or More and Theft of Goods Valued at $500 or more but Less than $1500, the defendant was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served on each count. On the charges of Theft of Goods Valued at Less than $500 and Simple Battery, the defendant was sentenced to 6 months in the parish jail on each count with credit for time served. It was further ordered that the imposed sentences are to run concurrent with one another.

Tyrell Jimerson, 12302 Deck Blvd. Geismar, LA., age 22, pled guilty to Unauthorized Use of an Access Card and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to 30 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served on each count. The imposed sentences are to run concurrent with one another.

Keith Gayden, 39145 W Worthey Rd. Gonzales, LA., age 49, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 8 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Joni Buquoi and Amy Colby. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Jason Verdigets.

Daveyon Miles, 255 Hwy 1003 Belle Rose, LA., age 18, pled guilty to Felony Domestic Abuse Battery and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 2 years supervised probation.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Phil Maples, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert.

Assumption Parish:

Frank Adams III, 210 Levee Rd. Morgan City, LA., age 25, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (Methamphetamine) and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 5 years supervised probation.

Floyd Robertson, 122 Hyland Dr. Thibodaux, LA., age 21, pled guilty to Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

Teedy Sanchez, 107 Rue De Kajun St. Pierre Part, LA., age 20, pled guilty to Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile (2 counts) and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served on each count to run concurrent with one another. The imposed sentence is to be suspended, and the defendant is to be placed on 5 years supervised probation. The defendant must also register and notify as a sex offender.

Carmello Cruz III, 10488 Legion St. Convent, LA., age 38, pled guilty to DWI 3rd Offense and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 5 years supervised probation. As part of this plea agreement, the defendant is to remain on home incarceration.

Robert Foret, 115 Ash St. Labadieville, LA., age 51, pled guilty to Failure to Register and Notify as a Sex Offender or Child Predator and was sentenced to 2 ½ years at hard labor with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. The imposed sentence is to be served without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

Maison Rivere, 1615 Hwy 402 Napoleonville, LA., age 22, pled guilty to Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and 2nd Degree Battery. The defendant was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served on each count to run concurrent with one another. It was further ordered that 1 ½ years of the imposed sentence is to be suspended, and the defendant is to serve 6 months in the parish jail with credit for time served. Upon release, the defendant is to be placed on 1 ½ years supervised probation.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Lana Chaney, and presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg.

St. James Parish:

Brett Painter, 42436 Shady Pine Ln. Gonzales, LA., age 43, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance, and DWI 1st Offense. On the charges of Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance, the defendant was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served on each count. On the charge of DWI 1st Offense, the defendant was sentenced to 6 months in the parish jail with credit for time served. It was ordered that the imposed sentences are to run concurrent with each other. It was further ordered that the imposed sentence is to be suspended, and the defendant is to be placed on 5 years supervised probation.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Bruce Mohon, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Jessie LeBlanc.