District Attorney's office reports multiple convictions

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

PLAQUEMINE – District Attorney Richard J. Ward Jr. reported multiple convictions recently.

- Paul Turner, 33140 Bowie St, White Castle, was convicted of forcible rape and sentenced to the Louisiana Department of Corrections for a period of 21 years on Sept. 25 before Judge Robin Free.

- Christopher Butler, 24710 La. 1 South, Plaquemine, was convicted of illegal use of weapons and felony theft and sentenced to be confined in the Louisiana Department of Corrections for a period of five years at hard labor on Sept. 25 before Judge Robin Free. The court suspended four of those years with the one year remaining to be served. Once released the defendant will be on probation for a period of four years.

- Tyrell Henderson, 27, 58745 Belleview Road, Apt. 7, Plaquemine, was convicted of possession with intent to distribute a schedule one controlled dangerous substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and 19 counts of simple burglary and sentenced to 21 years with the Department of Corrections on Sept. 26 before Judge William Dupont.

- James Johnson, 22, 20425 Engolio St., Plaquemine, was convicted of illegal possession of stolen things and was sentenced to three years at the Department of Corrections, which was suspended and placed on supervised probation for two years on Sept. 26 before Judge William Dupont.

- Justin Saniford, 29, 35463 La. 75, Plaquemine, was convicted of attempted possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and introducing contraband and was sentenced to a total of five years at the Department of Corrections on Sept. 26 before Judge William Dupont.

- Martrecia Bracken, 33, 57395 Cpl. Hermon Brown, Bayou Goula, was convicted of simple burglary and sentenced to three years at the Department of Corrections, which was suspended and placed on supervised probation for three years on Sept. 26 before Judge William Dupont.