Another arrest made in Sorrento homicide case

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley reported the arrest of Darryl "Hoops" Jones of Baton Rouge for the murder of Gerald "Butta" Wilkins that occurred on Saturday, Jan. 12 on LV Road in Sorrento.

"Wilkins was found shot to death on the side of the road in what appeared to be an execution style slaying" Sheriff Jeff Wiley said.

On Feb. 14, Darryl "Hoops" Jones was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals in Baton Rouge. He is currently being transported to the Ascension Parish jail where he will be booked in on one count of principal to second-degree murder.