Man receives 6-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile

Man receives 6-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile
James E. Viscardis Jr (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Court officials said a man accused of sexual assault has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a carnal knowledge charge.

The 23rd Judicial District Court reported James Viscardis Jr., 22, of Morgan City, pleaded guilty to felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile in connection with a crime in Assumption Parish that investigators said went on for two years.

District Attorney Ricky Babin said Viscardis was sentenced by a district judge to six years in prison with credit for time served. He added Viscardis must also register as a sex offender.

Viscardis was arrested in August 2016.

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