APPEAL FROM THE TWENTY-NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH
OF ST. CHARLES, STATE OF LOUISIANA NO. 16, 329, DIVISION
"D" HONORABLE M. LAUREN LEMMON, JUDGE PRESIDING
COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF/APPELLEE, STATE OF LOUISIANA Joel T.
Chaisson, II Louis G. Authement.
COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT, JOSE PEREZ James S. Holt.
composed of Judges Robert M. Murphy, Stephen J. Windhorst,
and Hans J. Liljeberg.
AND SENTENCE AFFIRMED
J. LILJEBERG JUDGE.
Jose Perez, appeals his conviction and sentence following his
agreement to enter into a guilty plea. For the following
reasons, we affirm.
AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
8, 2016, the St. Charles Parish District Attorney filed a
bill of information charging defendant, Jose Perez, with
aggravated flight from an officer, in violation of La. R.S.
14:108.1. On November 3, 2016, defendant entered a plea of
guilty as charged.
defendant pleaded guilty, the facts were not fully developed
at trial. However, in the bill of information, the State
alleged that on or about April 9, 2016, defendant committed
aggravated flight from an officer by the intentional refusal
to bring a vehicle to a stop under circumstances wherein
human life was endangered. The record further indicates that
during his flight from the officer, defendant hit another
vehicle head on causing serious bodily injuries to the
occupant of the other vehicle.
accordance with the plea agreement, the trial court sentenced
defendant to six years imprisonment with the Department of
Corrections. On November 28, 2016, defendant filed a
motion for reconsideration of sentence, which was denied by
the trial court on January 10, 2017. On January 18, 2017,
defendant filed a motion for ...