Recently, in the Vermilion Parish Courthouse, Danny R. Merrill and Timothy J. Babineaux were sentenced.
Both men received a four-year suspended sentence, but were ordered to spend 45 days in jail without benefit of parole.
They will also be on a five-year supervised probation after serving their jail time. A fine of $2,000 each will have to be paid by both men.
The two men agreed to pay $150 per month over their probation until the fine is paid.
Babineaux, who is 32, will also have to complete 240 hours of community service.
In other sentencing:
• Robert Guidry Jr. received a three-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to the charge of possession of hydrocodone.
• Colby Arceneaux received a deferred three-year sentence after pleading guilty to possession of carisoprodole.
• Ryan Joshua Abshire received a six-year prison sentence after pleading no contest to the charge of simple burglary.
• Edgar Sonnier pled no contest to two counts of violation of protective orders. He received a four-month suspended sentence, but will have to serve 60 days in jail. He will also be on a one-year probation after serving time in jail.
• Seth Adams pled guilty to theft of more than $500 and reached a plea agreement. He will have to serve four years at hard labor.
• Elvin Francis received a five-year suspended sentence after pleading no contest to the charge of second degree battery. He also also has to pay restitution of $3,900 at a rate of $63 per month for 60 months.
• Lacey Durbin received a six-month suspended sentence after pleading no-contest to the charge of misdemeanor theft. He will be on a one-year probation.
• Elliot McLean received two years at hard labor for pleading guilty to the charge of simple robbery. The state dismissed the charges of second degree battery and two counts of distribution of alprazolam.
• Wesella Tines pled no contest to the charge of misdemeanor theft and received a 90-day suspended sentence. She will, however, have to spend 10 days in the parish jail and be on supervised probation after her sentencing.
• Delta Green was sentenced to 10 days in jail after pleading no contest to misdemeanor trespassing.
• Oris Briggs Jr. received a two-year prison sentence after pleading no contest to the charge of possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute.