DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES SENTENCING IN RECENT CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington announced the sentencing in a recent criminal case in the 10th Judicial District Court.
Robert E. Vascocu, 68, of Saline, was indicted by a grand jury for negligent homicide related to an August 2019 shooting following an altercation. Vascocu pleaded guilty as charged and was sentenced to the maximum term of 5 years of incarceration and assessed a maximum $5,000 fine by Judge Desiree Duhon Dyess.
“The offender was indicted by the grand jury and pleaded guilty as charged and sentenced to the maximum term of imprisonment. We hope the family can have some closure as a result of today’s proceedings,” said District Attorney Harrington.
Assistant District Attorney Bray Williams prosecuted the case. Victims Assistance Coordinator Alice Hardison provided assistance and support to the victim’s family in the case.