Aug 21, 2014 3:12 PM
According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.
On 8-19-14, agents applied for and were granted a search warrant for 408 S. Peach St in Erath. The warrant was in reference to suspected narcotics activity being conducted out of the residence. Upon gaining entry, agents identified themselves, as one suspect attempted to flee. Agents were able to secure the suspect, along with others who were within the residence. Agents then advised each party of their reason for the search, and advised each of their Miranda rights. A search of the residence was conducted, and agents seized illicit prescription pills, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and marijuana, along with suspected narcotics proceeds. The following persons were arrested and charged:
- Kelly Yocum (dob 12-28-79) of Broussard La, charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance within a school zone, and distribution of marijuana.
- Christian Theall (dob 5-17-89) of Erath, charged with possession of a schedule II narcotic (Oxycodone), distribution of Oxycodone, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a school zone.
- Darrel Menard (dob 12-16-69) of Erath, charged with possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a schedule III narcotic (Lortab) possession of marijuana, possession of Oxycodone, and three counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance within a school zone.
- Cory Dore (dob 10-29-80) of Abbeville, charged with possession of methamphetamine, distribution of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a firearm in a school zone, possession of a controlled dangerous substance within a school zone.
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