Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF/APPELLEE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr. , Thomas J. Butler , Matthew R. Clauss .
COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT, ROBERT CELESTINE, JR., Bertha M. Hillman .
Panel composed of Judges Fredericka Homberg Wicker, Robert A. Chaisson, and John J. Molaison, Jr.
Defendant, Robert Celestine, Jr., appeals the validity of his guilty pleas on the basis that the pleas were not knowing and voluntary. As we find that the defendant entered into his pleas as a knowing, intelligent, free, and voluntary act to take advantage of a plea bargain, we affirm the convictions and sentences.
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