Ascension, Assumption and St. James guilty pleas 9/06 to 9/10

Published 9:30 am Sunday, September 19, 2021

During the week of September 6 – September 10, 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.

 

Ascension Parish:

 

  1. Frederick Holmes, 44604 Braud St. Sorrento, LA, age 49, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. The defendant was sentenced to 6 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

 

  1. Angel Gibson, 14017 Gary Babin Rd. St. Amant, LA, age 43, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The defendant was sentenced to 24 months with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 36 months supervised probation.

 

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Charles “Chuck” Long and Robin O’Bannon. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg.

 

Assumption Parish:

 

  1. Martell Telfair, 1002 McGinnis St. Donaldsonville, LA, age 37, previously pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. Sentencing was deferred pending a Pre-Sentence Investigation. On this week, the defendant was sentenced to 4 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

 

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Thomas Daigle, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Steven Tureau.

 

St. James Parish:

 

St. James Parish had no court news to report this week.

 

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