A man accused of two separate instances of possessing a firearm while being a convicted felon, pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court Thursday, Aug. 24, just before the jury was to have returned to deliver its verdict.
Davis Lamichael Pea, 29 of Shreveport, was sentenced by District Judge Chris Victory to 15 years in prison without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence, for a Feb. 25, 2021 incident where police responded to an armed person call resulting in a traffic stop where Pea was found to be in possession of an AR weapon.
Judge Victory sentenced Pea to five years, also without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence, for a Jan. 1, 2023 incident where officers responded to a shots-fire call and found Pea, who fled on foot but was eventually arrested.
The prison terms are to be served concurrently.
The first crime had docket No. 381394, while the second crime was docket No. 392993.
Pea is prevented from possessing a firearm due to a 2013 simple robbery conviction.
Pea was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Victoria Washington and Courtney Ray. He was defended by Dave Knadler.