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Paincourtville man pleads guilty to heroin distribution

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

On September 17, 2018, Oscar Davis of 115 Pugh St. Paincourtville, La., age 42, pled guilty to Distribution of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. Davis was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Thomas Daigle, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert. This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors following a 2014 narcotics investigation.

In October 2014, undercover narcotics agents under the direction of the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division purchased a quantity of heroin from a male subject identified as Oscar Davis. This purchase was made as part of an on-going narcotics investigation targeting street-level drug dealers in Assumption Parish. After making the purchase, the narcotics were placed into evidence and a warrant of arrest was obtained for Davis. Davis was subsequently arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charge, as per the plea agreement with prosecutors, Davis was sentenced to 15 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

Submitted by Public Information Officer Tyler Cavalier for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky L. Babin.