PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2001

 

Contact: Jennie Bazar

337-948-3041

 

Criminal trial results announced

 

OPELOUSAS, LA Earl Taylor, District Attorney for St. Landry Parish, today announced the results of the trials set for November.

 

On November 15, 2001, Harold Collins, 36, of 252 W. Leonard, Opelousas, LA, pled guilty to second degree kidnapping and aggravated crime against nature. Sentencing is set for December 21, 2001.

 

On November 19, 2001, Carl Vigers, 19, of 791 Carron St., Eunice, LA, was found guilty of theft of firearm and possession of firearm by convicted felon. Sentencing is set for December 21, 2001.

 

On November 19, 2001, Ricky Gloston, 19, of 329 W. North, Opelousas, LA, was scheduled for trial on the charge of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling. The defendant did not appear in court, and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest.