APPEAL FROM THE TWENTY-FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH
OF JEFFERSON, STATE OF LOUISIANA NO. 15-1250, DIVISION
"P" HONORABLE LEE V. FAULKNER, JR., JUDGE PRESIDING
COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF/APPELLEE, STATE OF LOUISIANA Paul D.
Connick, Jr. Terry M. Boudreaux.
COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT, ZACHARY HARDOUIN Mary
composed of Judges Fredericka Homberg Wicker, Robert A.
Chaisson, and Stephen J. Windhorst.
MOTION TO WITHDRAW GRANTED
A. CHAISSON JUDGE.
Zachary Hardouin, appeals his convictions and sentences for
two counts of pornography involving juveniles under the age
of thirteen. For the reasons that follow, we affirm
defendant's convictions and sentences, and we further
grant appellate counsel's motion to withdraw as attorney
of record for defendant.
April 2, 2015, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney filed a
bill of information charging defendant with two counts of
pornography involving juveniles under the age of thirteen, in
violation of La. R.S. 14:81.1(E)(5)(a). Defendant pled not
guilty at his arraignment.
28, 2015, defendant withdrew his pleas of not guilty and,
after being advised of his rights, pled guilty to both
counts. In accordance with the plea agreement, the trial
court thereafter sentenced defendant to ten years in the
Department of Corrections on each count. The sentences were
ordered to be served without benefit of probation, parole, or
suspension of sentence and to run concurrently with each
on June 14, 2017, in response to an application for
post-conviction relief filed by defendant, the trial ...