Caddo District Court Sentences Man to 15 Years for Guns and Drugs
A Mooringsport man convicted earlier this month of drug and gun charges was sentenced Tuesday, February 28, 2023, in Caddo District Court.
District Judge Erin Leigh Waddell Garrett sentenced Charlie Lee Blow Jr., 36, to 18 months at hard labor for conviction on possession of under 2 grams of methamphetamine, to 15 years without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and to seven years at hard labor without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence for possession of a firearm while in possession of the controlled dangerous substance methamphetamine. The sentences were ordered run concurrently with one another but consecutive to any other sentences. Blow was convicted February 7, 2023.
On July 17th, 2022, Shreveport police responded to the 300 block of Pierre Avenue after getting reports of an armed person. Blow, sitting across from the complainant's address, and he advanced aggressively at officers upon initial contact. After Blow was detained and placed in a police car, officers found a loaded revolver and a crack pipe where Blow had first been observed. Post-Miranda, Blow admitted the crack pipe was his and that he had possessed the revolver, which belonged to an acquaintance. During jail processing, methamphetamine and another crack pipe were found on Blow's person.