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Apr 15, 2010 4:34 PM by Katie Durio

Drug Arrests in Vermillion Parish

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon the Vermilion Municipal Narcotics Task Force recently made numerous arrests for narcotics related incidents:

1- On April 8th agents with the Task Force were working street level sales disruption in Abbeville when they noticed Jonathan Thibodeaux DOB 4/22/1986 standing on the corner Oak and Bailey St. Agents approached Thibodeaux and took him in to custody on an outstanding warrant for possession of Cocaine. Other charges are pending at this time. Thibodeaux resides at 705 Alphonse St Abbeville La 70510. Bond was set at $20,000.00

2- On the same date of April 8th agents again while working street level sales disruption made contact with Maurice Tolson Jr DOB 6-27-1992 while at his residence at 612 Clover St Abbeville La. Agents were there to serve a warrant for Possession of Marijuana. While attempting to take Mr. Tolson in to custody outside of the residence Tolson began to run back in to the residence. Awhile agents attempted to subdue Tolson another agent witnessed Tolson throw a bag of suspected marijuana near furniture in an attempt to hide it in the house. Tolson was subsequently arrested for two counts of possession of marijuana. Bond was set at 2,000.00

3- On April 12th Agents received information that there were several subjects riding around in possession of marijuana and illicit narcotics in a certain vehicle. Agents identified the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on S. Louisiana St in Abbeville for failure to signal. After identifying themselves agents were able to obtain permission to search the vehicle which yielded the seizure of two large clear plastic bags of suspected marijuana and numerous prescription pills. Officers took in to custody Kyle Taylor DOB 1/25/1988 of 1916 Society St Abbeville La. And charged his with possession with intent to distribute Marijuana, possession of a schedule IV narcotic with intent to distribute, and possession of a schedule III narcotic. Bond was set at $32,500.00

4- On the same night of April 12th agents traveled to 505 S. Irving St in Kaplan La. There they made contact and arrested one Candi Johnson DOB 8/8/1957. The task force obtained warrants for Johnson for 4 counts of distribution of a schedule II narcotic and one count of distribution of a schedule IV narcotic (all prescription pills). Total Bond was set at $80,000.00

Maurice Tolson

Kyle Taylor

Candi Johnson

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