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Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:26 PM

Fifth Judicial District Attorney John M. “Mack” Lancaster announced this week that his office secured 18 felony convictions on July 11th, 12th, and 17th, in Franklin Parish.

Judge Terry A. Doughty presided over the cases which were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Will R. Barham.

Notable convictions according to Lancaster were as follows:

Billy Meadows, 35, of Winnsboro, was convicted at trial and sentenced to serve the remainder of his natural life in prison at hard labor under Louisiana’s Habitual Offender Law in connection with his involvement in the death of a two year old child in July of 2015.

Frederick Fudickar, Jr., 34, of Delhi, pled guilty as charged to all felony counts shortly before his jury trial was scheduled to commence on two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle on a Peace Officer and Possession of Methamphetamine. He is set for sentencing on September 13, 2017 and faces up to 15 years in prison.

Jacob Stein, 21, of Baskin, was convicted of Molestation of a Juvenile and Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. He is set for sentencing on September 13, 2017 and faces up to 25 years in prison.

Anthony D. Addison, 44, of Winnsboro was convicted of two counts of Simple Burglary, and one count of Simple Burglary of Inhabited Dwelling. He received a 10 year hard labor prison sentence.

Lancaster expressed appreciation for the efforts of the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office, Winnsboro Police Department, Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. He also expressed appreciation to Judge Doughty and Assistant District Attorney Barham for their work in regard to the cases.

Office Locations

  • District Attorney John M. Lancaster
    PO Box 805 • Oak Grove, LA 71263
    318.428.3219 •
  • Franklin Parish District Attorney's Office
    6568 Main St, 2nd Flr • Winnsboro, LA 71295
    318.435.3386 •
    Located in Franklin Parish Courthouse,
    Second Floor
  • Richland Parish District Attorney's Office
    PO Box 417 • Rayville, LA 71269
    318.728.3166 •
    Located in Richland Parish Courthouse,
    Second Floor
  • West Carroll Parish District Attorney's Office
    PO Box 1209 • Oak Grove, LA 71269
    318.428.3213 •
    Located in West Carroll Parish Courthouse,
    Second Floor

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