ANTHONY KELLY # 324966
LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY
17544 TUNICA TRACE
ANGOLA, LA 70712
Register Number: 324966
Located at: LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY
Release Date: LIFE
Anthony Kelly was sentenced to LWOP for possession of 32 grams of marijuana with intent to distribute in 1999, at age 25. After a confidential informant made a controlled purchase of $20 worth of marijuana from Gwen, a Kelly family neighbor, Kenner Police Department officers used a battering ram to forcibly enter and search her house, which was located across the street from the apartment where Kelly’s mother and brother lived. At Gwen’s house, police found a clear plastic bag containing 21 small nickel bags of marijuana in the toilet, as well as three partially smoked hand-rolled marijuana cigarettes in an ashtray. An additional 21 small bags of marijuana and a bag of loose marijuana were found in Gwen’s purse.
Anthony Kelly was sentenced to LWOP for possession of 32 grams of weeds with intent to distribute in 1999, at age 25. Kelly was originally sentenced to 15 years but was resentenced to a mandatory LWOP sentence as a third-strike felony offender based on two prior convictions.