Ascension, Assumption & St. James guilty pleas 7/11 to 7/15

Published 2:57 pm Wednesday, July 20, 2022

 

         During the week of July 11 – July 15, 2022, 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. Michael Cashio, 7313 Debit Dr. Baton Rouge, LA, age 43, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.

 

  1. Jequincy Reed, 2182 Gardere Ln Baton Rouge, LA, age 28, pled guilty to Illegal Carrying of Weapons 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.

 

  1. Kody Hughes, 14160 Adam Arceneaux Dr. Gonzales, LA, age 31, pled guilty to Illegal Use of Weapons 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 Attorneys Leila Braswell and Maeghen Kling. Presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Jason Verdigets.

 

Assumption Parish:

 

Assumption Parish had no court news to report this week.

 

 

 

St. James Parish:

 

  1. Kavvon Stewart, 2335 Church St. Vacherie, LA, age 24, pled guilty to Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities 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.

 

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

 

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