Former Colfax Police Chief Sentenced in District Court

STICKELL-mugFormer Colfax Chief of Police Charles Stickell was recently convicted of several felonies in the 35th Judicial District Court that related to incidents that occurred while he was in office, according to District Attorney Jay Lemoine.

Stickell, age 44, was convicted of Malfeasance in Office, Obstruction of Justice and Theft of a Firearm. He was sentenced to 5 years at hard labor on both the Malfeasance and Obstruction charges, with those sentences suspended, and 7 years at hard labor on the Theft of a Firearm, with 5 years suspended, 2 years home incarceration to be supervised by the Department of Corrections. He was also ordered to pay restitution, a fine of $1500 and all costs of court.

KLAX ABC 31 News 12/8/14