Dennie Howell Sentenced to Thrity-Five Years
LIBERTY, October 18, 2016 – Dennie Thurman Howell, Jr. was arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Child, Continuous, Victim under the age of 14 on February 23, 2016.
It was a jury trial with the jury determining guilt and sentencing, prosecuted and Ragis Fontenot.
The victim as well as three other victims testified at the trial.
The Jury deliberated approximately three hours before finding Howell guilty.
This morning the jury spent about one hour determining sentencing in deliberations.
Howell was sentenced to 35 years without parole.
Howell is a former Daisetta City Councilman.