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FELONY PLEAS IN DISTRICT COURT OCTOBER  2015

Posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:08 PM

John M. “Mack” Lancaster, 5th District Attorney, reported the felony pleas taken during a recent court session in Fifth District Court, West Carroll Parish. Assistant District Attorney John Clay Hamilton represented the State of Louisiana.

October 7, 2015, Hon. Terry A. Doughty, Judge

PETER JOHN BARBER, JR. pled guilty to Residential Contractor Fraud in a value more than $1,500 and was sentenced to serve five years at hard labor, four were suspended. Upon his release from incarceration, Barber will be placed on active supervised probation for a period of three years as well as pay a $2,000 fine plus court cost and pay full restitution to the victim in the amount of $3,890.00 as well as all other felony probation fees.

RAYNARD L. BRADFORD entered a plea of guilty to Public Intimidation. He was sentenced to serve five years at hard labor with three being suspended. Upon his release he will be placed on five years active supervised probation and was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus cost. Bradford also pled guilty to Resisting an Officer and Battery of a Police Officer and was sentenced to serve an additional six month sentence on each of those charges.

HENRY HICKMAN pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (Hydrocodone). He was sentenced to serve two years at hard labor, suspended. Hickman was placed on two years active supervised felony probation and ordered to pay a $500 fine plus cost.

JOHNNY WALKER LIRETTE entered a guilty plea to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (Methamphetamine). He was sentenced to serve ten years at hard labor, six were suspended. Upon his release from jail, he will be on active felony probation for a period of five years. He was ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 plus cost of court and the cash recovered at the time of his arrest was ordered forfeited to West Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office.

AMOS WILLIAM MERCER pled guilty to Simple Criminal Damage to Property valued at more than $500 but less than $50,000. He was sentenced to serve two years at hard labor, suspended. He was placed on two years probation and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine plus cost. Mercer was ordered to make full restitution to the victim in this case, Oak Grove Inn & Suites, in the amount of $6,510.

KEVIN WAYNE NISSEN pled guilty to Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. He was sentenced to serve five years at hard labor, four suspended. He was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine plus cost. In addition to the standard conditions of felony probation, Nissen was ordered to stay away from the victim and her family and he will be required to register as a sex offender according to law.

October 21, 2015, Hon. Ann B. McIntyre, Judge

CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER entered a guilty plea on September 2, 2015to Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. He was sentenced on October 21, 2015 to serve six years at hard labor, four were suspended. Upon his release from jail, he will be on active felony probation for a period of five years. He was ordered to pay a fine of $2,500 plus all cost of court.

MICHAEL D. CALLOWAY pled guilty to Simple Burglary. He was sentenced to serve six years at hard labor which will run concurrent with a previous felony conviction in which he was sentenced to serve for a period of five years at hard labor. As a condition of his parole, he will be required to pay a fine of $1,000 plus cost. He received credit for time served since his date of arrest on May 28, 2015.

MARK D. FREEMAN entered a guilty plea to Manufacture/Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (Methamphetamine). He was sentenced to serve four years at hard labor, three were suspended. Upon his release from jail, he will be on active felony probation for a period of three years. He was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus cost of court and restitution in the amount of $340 to West Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office. A special condition of his probation is that he enroll and complete the 5th Judicial District Drug Court Program.

LEON RUFFIN pled guilty to Public Intimidation. He was sentenced to serve five years at hard labor, all five were suspended. He was immediately placed on active felony probation for a period of five years. He was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus cost of court.

CODY LEE POLLOCK entered a guilty plea to Distribution of Marijuana on September 2, 2015. He was sentenced on October 21, 2015 to serve twelve years at hard labor, seven were suspended. Upon his release from incarceration, he will be placed on active felony probation for a period of five years. He was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus cost of court and restitution in the amount of $60 to West Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office.

 

 

Office Locations

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

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