APPEAL FROM THE TWENTY-FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH
OF JEFFERSON, STATE OF LOUISIANA NO. 13-195, DIVISION
"H" HONORABLE GLENN B. ANSARDI, JUDGE PRESIDING
COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF/APPELLEE, STATE OF LOUISIANA Paul D.
Connick, Jr., Terry M. Boudreaux
COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT, JASMOND L. MARTIN Jane L.
composed of Susan M. Chehardy, Marc E. Johnson, and Robert A.
M. CHEHARDY, CHIEF JUDGE
appeal, defendant's appointed appellate counsel has filed
an Anders brief on defendant's behalf, asserting
there is no basis for a non-frivolous appeal. For the
following reasons, we affirm defendant's conviction and
and Procedural History
defendant entered a guilty plea, the underlying facts were
not fully developed in the record. Nevertheless, on July 10,
2013, the State filed a bill of information alleging that, on
or about July 14, 2012, in Jefferson Parish, defendant
violated La. R.S. 14:60 in that he committed aggravated
burglary of 2042 Rue Racine St., Marrero, Louisiana, 70072,
belonging to Nicole Anderson and/or Jaynesisha Dorsey.
Defendant was arraigned on July 11, 2013, and pled not
August 18, 2014, defendant withdrew his plea of not guilty
and tendered a plea of guilty as charged. The State agreed
not to file a bill of information alleging that defendant was
a multiple offender. Afterward, on that same date, the trial
judge sentenced defendant to imprisonment at hard labor for
twenty-five years to run concurrently with any and all other
August 5, 2016, defendant filed an Application for
Post-Conviction Relief (APCR) arguing that his sentence was
excessive, that his counsel was ineffective, and that his
counsel failed to file a motion for appeal. On August 9,
2016, the trial judge construed defendant's ...