Cases heard in District Court Feb. 2-9, 2022

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Juanice Gray | Editor

COURT-FEB. 2
•ADA-Assistant District Attorney

HICKS, CHRISTOPHER JAMES, w/m, possession of synthetic marijuana, possession of CDS in presence of minor. Dismissed on state’s motion.
LACOUR, JOSHUA L., b/m, 33, guilty plea to possession of sch. II. Other charges dismissed. Sentenced to 3 years in DOC, suspended, placed on 3 years probation and ordered to pay fines and costs. Bray Williams, ADA, for the State, John Bokenfohr, appointed counsel for defense.
LACOUR, JOSHUA L., b/m, 33, guilty plea to DWI-1st offense. Other charges dismissed. Sentenced to 90 days in parish jail, suspended, placed on one year probation. Ordered to pay fines and costs. Bray Williams, ADA, for the State, John Bokenfohr, appointed counsel for defense.

BENCH WARRANTS-FEB. 2
BRADHAM, TIMOTHY J., w/m, running at large.
CLOUTIER, WILLIAM P., W/M, violation of protective order.

DRUG COURT REVOCATION-FEB. 2

JODY WINN
•WINN, JODY LEE, w/m, Goldonna. Probation revoked after being AWOL since Nov. 3, 2021. Terminated from drug court Jan. 5, 2022. Sentenced to serve original sentence of 3 years w/credit for time served for introduction of contraband in a correctional institution. Edward Colbert, ADA, for the State, Michael Hayes for the defense.

DRUG COURT – FEB. 2
CORBIN, BRANDY, w/f, Campti, possession of sch. II (meth). Guilty plea. Defers any sentence of imprisonment with DOC and placed defendant on 3 years probation under drug court program. Ordered to pay fines and costs. Cloyd Benjamin, ADA, for the State, Michael Hayes for the defense.

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COURT-FEB. 3
VERTERRIOUS JOHNSON

•JOHNSON, VERTERRIOUS L., b/m, 24, possession of sch. I (Ecstasy). Sentenced to 2 years with DOC, suspended, placed on 2 years probation. Ordered to pay fines and costs. All other charges dismissed. Cloyd Benjamin, ADA, for the State, Rickey Swift, appointed counsel for defense.
MOODY, OSCAR EARL, b/m, theft, criminal trespass. Dismissed.

SENTENCING-FEB. 3

BRIAN BONIER

•BONIER, BRIAN, b/m, Campti, found guilty of possession of a firearm by convicted felon Nov. 16, 2021, by a jury. Sentenced to 16 years at DOC. Ordered to pay $2,500 fine.

COURT-FEB. 4
SWINEY, AL DENNIS, b/m, Ashland: Aggravated second-degree battery. Dismissed.
PYE, ASHLEY, b/f, aggravated assault. Dismissed.

Darrius L. Sweet, 20, of Many

•SWEET, DARRIUS, b/m, Many, guilty plea to aggravated battery (amended); the court advised the defendant that the court will set a sentencing hearing after it gets a pre-sentence report. 
FEB. 7
BRAXTON, JOHN L., b/m, possession of sch. I, simple possession of marijuana, second or subsequent offenses. Dismissed.
FEB. 8
FAIR, SHANNON C., unauthorized use of a moveable. Dismissed.
CORBFEB. 9

•RAINEY, JATERRION, b/m, second-degree battery, attempted second-degree murder. Bench warrants issued.