State Sen. Troy Brown pleads no contest to battery charge - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

State Sen. Troy Brown pleads no contest to battery charge

State Sen. Troy Brown (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office) State Sen. Troy Brown (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana state Sen. Troy Brown pleaded no contest to a charge of simple battery Wednesday.

Chris Bowman, the chief spokesman for the Orleans District Attorney’s Office, confirmed Judge Camille Buras allowed Brown to plead no contest to the charge.

Brown was sentenced to a 6-month suspended sentence and ordered to pay a $500 fine.

The victim in the case requested the stay away order be dropped, which the judge allowed.

RELATED: Gov. Edwards calls for resignation of State Sen. Troy Brown

RELATED: Senator Troy Brown arrested a second time for domestic abuse

RELATED: State Senator Troy Brown issues statement addressing arrest

Copyright 2016 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly