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St. James Parish guilty pleas Feb. 1 – Feb. 5

During the week of February 1 – February 5, 2021, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, parishes of Ascension, Assumption, and St. James.

St. James Parish:

 Demetria Miller, 401 St. Charles Bypass Rd. Thibodaux, LA., age 20, pled guilty to Principal to Simple Burglary (2 counts) and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.

Misael Zavaleta, 2204 Pinkertn Dr. Tyler, TX., age 39, pled guilty to Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities 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 cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Bruce Mohon, and Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Alvin Turner Jr.

 Submitted by Public Information Officer Tyler Cavalier for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky L. Babin.