Aug 20, 2010 2:15 PM by Melissa Canone
The Vermilion / Municipal Task force and Abbeville Narcotics Division were busy this past week seizing over six ounces of cocaine and over a pound of marijuana from suspected drug dealers. They were also busy arresting other drug violators on outstanding warrants. The following are arrests made by the task force for illicit drug charges for the week of August 15th 2010
1- Billy Comeaux (DOB 12/29/90) 1438 S. Louisiana St. Abbeville, La 70510, Possession of Marijuana, total bond set at $1,000.00
2- Jarrad Clements (DOB 11/16/92) 417 Marmont St Abbeville La 70510, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Cocaine with intent to Distribute, Stop Sign Violation, Total bond was set at $42,000.00
3- Quinton Miller DOB( 06/12/87) 900 N. Montgomery St. Kaplan, La , charged with Distribution of Schedule II narcotic (Roxicodone) Total Bond set at $40,000.00
4- Brian Buchanan DOB (08/11/73) 406 Martin Luther King Dr. Abbeville, La , charged with Possession of Marijuana, total bond set at $1,000.00
5- Leroy Mitchell (DOB 9/29/87) 102 S. Lamar St. Abbeville , La ., charged with Resisting an officer, Battery on a Police of Officer, two counts of contempt of court and Distribution of Schedule II narcotic. Total bond set at $35,000.00
Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza, Abbeville Chief of Police Tony Hardy, commends the Narcotics Task Force for a job well done.
Finally, Sheriff Couvillon would like to applaud the concerned citizens of Vermilion Parish for their awareness and assistance in helping the Sheriff's Office in fighting the war on illegal drugs. He encourage all citizens with information in regards to illegal drug activities to contact the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office or the Vermilion Parish Municipal Narcotics Task Force at 337-740-4501 or E-mail the Task Force anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org and you e-mail will be held in the "strictest of confidence" and replied to in a very timely manner.
More information on reporting drug activities can be seen on our Web Site at www.vpso.net. Click on Narcotics or Task Force for this information.