Stutes’ office announces convictions for Vermilion, Lafayette Parishes

During the month of July, 2018 the following defendants were convicted or pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 15th Judicial District Court, Parishes of Lafayette and Vermilion:

Vermilion Parish

1. Rene Landry, 2 counts Crime Against Nature, 3 years hard labor on each count, suspended, 3 years active supervised probation; Sex Offender Treatment, Substance Abuse Treatment,
15 years Sex Offender Registry
2. Luther Richardson, Simple Burglary, 9 years hard labor
3. Nigel Landry, 2 counts Simple Burglary, 6 years hard labor on each count
4. Robert Howze, Failure to Register as Sex Offender, 2 years hard labor
5. Deandrus Mitchell, Attempted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, 3 years hard labor
6. Paxton Bass, Simple Burglary, 5 years hard labor, suspended, 2 years active supervised probation
7. Tekoa Schexnider, Criminal Mischief, 6 months parish jail
8. Alex Hillard, Attempted Molestation of Juvenile, Presentence Investigation
9. Ray Bourque, Jr., Molestation of Juvenile, Aggravated Crime against Nature, 31 years hard labor
10. Austin Segura, Felony Theft, 2 years hard labor
11. Chase Trahan, Cruelty to a Juvenile, Simple Burglary, Presentence Investigation

Lafayette Parish

1. Elijah Ross, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Robbery, 18 months hard labor
2. Desamon George, Second Degree Battery, 3 years hard labor
3. Kwama Wilson, Simple Burglary, 3 years hard labor
4. Erica Chapman, Possession of Methamphetamine, Resisting Arrest, 18 months hard labor
5. Steven Gass, Possession of Methamphetamine, 10 months hard labor
6. Karl Guidry, 2 counts of Home Invasion, 10 years hard labor
7. Stephanie Guidry, Possession of Legend Drugs and Cruelty to the Infirmed, 10 years hard labor
8. Mark Prejean, Possession of Schedule II/Hydrocodone, 12 months hard labor
9. Matthew Lucas, Possession of Heroin, 3 years hard labor, 3 years active supervised probation.

Submitted by District Attorney Keith Stutes.

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