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PIERRE PART, La. (BRPROUD) — Charles Burbank, 38, of New Orleans, is currently in the Assumption Parish Jail after accepting a plea agreement.

The plea agreement lead to Burbank pleading guilty to these charges:

  • DWI 4th Offense
  • Driving Under Suspension
  • No Vehicle Registration

“This guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors in connection with a 2020 DWI arrest,” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The incident which led to the arrest took place in March of that year.

APSO received a report about a driver who might be impaired in Pierre Part.

A trooper was able to locate Burbank and “detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from Burbank’s breath,” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The 38-year-old confessed to drinking prior to the traffic stop.

Sobriety tests were conducted and Burbank was taken to the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

A blood test at that location produced a result of “.157 g% which is nearly twice the legal limit.” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

From there, Burbank was transported to jail.

APSO says, “Upon entering a guilty plea to the above-mentioned charges, pursuant to the plea agreement with prosecutors, Burbank was sentenced to 8 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.”