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Records Request


All public records requests should be addressed to the District Attorney’s designated public records custodian, Assistant District Attorney Thomas O. Wells, Rapides Parish District Attorney Office, P.O. Box 7358, Alexandria, Louisiana, 71306. twells@rapidesda.org

All requests should comply with statutory requirements found at LSA-R.S. 44:1. Requests not in compliance with the statute will be declined. The office of the District Attorney has a copying fee of $1.00/per copied page and $25.00/per disc.
 
            NOTE:  Any payments made to the District Attorney’s Office for public records request must be made in the form of a money order. Cash or personal checks are not allowed.
 
Please be aware that the office of the District Attorney will not provide any information related to a pending criminal investigation or prosecution or any information that is deemed privileged work product.
 
Please also be aware the office of the District Attorney is not the statutory custodian having custody and control over many of the documents requested via public record requests. You should be well-advised that we are the statutory custodian before submitting your request.
 
Please note that documents submitted to the District Attorney’s office may become public records pursuant to LSA-R.S. 44:1. et seq.
 

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PHILLIP TERRELL


You could say Phillip Terrell grew up in the Rapides Parish District Attorney’s Office. Terrell’s father, Jesse “Pete” Terrell, was

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PRESS RELEASE

Rapides Parish District Attorney Phillip Terrell announces felony conviction. Today, a Rapides Parish jury found Anthony Strong, 46, of Alexandria, guilty of the offense of First Degree Robbery. District Attorney Terrell would like to thank the Pineville Police Department for their thorough investigation. District Attorney Terrell would also like to recognize ADA Cheryl Carter, ADA Kelvin Sanders, Chief Felony ADA Monica Doss, DA Investigator Mike Stephan, and DA Staff Melissa Scroggs for their hard work and dedication in getting this case to court on behalf of the State. Judge Chris Hazel scheduled the sentencing hearing in this matter for June 5, 2019. Strong faces up to 40 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections.

PRESS RELEASE

Rapides Parish District Attorney Phillip Terrell announces felony convictions. On June 14, 2018, Spencer Joe James Echols stood before Judge Harry F. Randow, Ad Hoc, and pleaded guilty to the offenses of Second Degree Rape and Attempted Murder 2. Echols was sentenced to 30 years at hard labor for the offense of Second Degree Rape, and 15 years at hard labor for the offense of Attempted Murder 2. Both sentences are to be served with the Louisiana Department of Corrections. In addition, Echols must register as a sex offender for the remainder of his life. Assistant District Attorney John Giordano prosecuted the case for the Rapides Parish District Attorney’s Office.

PRESS RELASE

On May 11, 2018, Judge Harry F. Randow, Ad Hoc, sentenced Kendrick Treman Davis to 20 years at hard labor for the offense of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, to be served without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence; 20 years at hard labor for the offense of Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS I (Heroin), with the first 10 years to be served without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence; 10 years at hard labor for the offense of Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS II (Fentanyl); and five years at hard labor for the offense of Negligent Homicide. Davis received the maximum sentences allowed by law for the offenses of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS II (Fentanyl), and Negligent Homicide. All sentences are to be served with the Louisiana Department of Corrections. After a request from the mother of the victim in the victim impact statement, the Court also ordered Davis to undergo a substance abuse evaluation while in the custody of the Department of Corrections and receive any necessary treatment programs. Davis pleaded guilty to the aforementioned charges on May 9, 2018. Assistant District Attorney Brian D. Mosley prosecuted this case for the Rapides Parish District Attorney's Office. This case arose out of the prosecution of Davis in conjunction with an overdose death attributable to Fentanyl.

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