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  • St. Martin Parish Drug Arrest

    July 28, 2012 3:52 PM

    (St. Martinville, La.)-Shortly after 5:00 p.m. on July 27, 2012, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit executed a Search Warrant at a residence located on Alva Drive in Breaux Bridge. During the search of the residence, Agents located a large amount of marijuana (approximately 10 pounds), MDMA... more »
  • Police Shooting Deputies Wound Drug Suspect Who Struck 2 Cars

    July 28, 2012 2:30 PM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies acting on a tip about drug activity shot a Westwego man after he intentionally crashed his car into a police car, injuring a deputy. Col. John Fortunato said it happened Friday night. Deputies had positioned cars around a parking... more »
  • Eight Arrested in Early Morning Drug Round Up

    June 13, 2012 6:25 PM

    A busy morning for deputies in Acadia Parish armed with 19 warrants for 13 people suspected of distributing illegal narcotics. A rude awakening for several suspected drug dealers in Crowley. All of Wednesday's warrants were issued by Acadia Parish Deputies and agents with the Louisiana Department of Probation... more »
  • Feds: Horse racing operation tied to drug cartel

    June 13, 2012 9:31 AM

    RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) - In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of cash to buy the horses. On Tuesday, authorities raided those stables and... more »
  • Fourth National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

    April 24, 2012 9:20 AM

    National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012. The Louisiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are taking the initiative to help local residents get rid of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Drop off for these medications will... more »
  • Franklin, Tensas parishes drug probe nets 12

    April 24, 2012 7:20 AM

    ST. MARY, La. (AP) - An ongoing methamphetamine investigation in Franklin and Tensas parishes has resulted in a dozen arrests. Louisiana State Police say six women and six men were booked Monday on various charges into the Franklin Parish Detention Center. Investigators say most face charges of racketeering, conspiracy to... more »
  • Drug Testing Could be Offered at Lafayette Parish Schools Next Fall

    April 13, 2012 6:43 PM

    Students in Lafayette Parish public schools could be drug tested as soon as next year. Superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper said the drug tests would be voluntary, by parents' choice, free, and confidential. There would also be no punishment for students who test positive. "It's non-punitive, if you get... more »
  • Marksville couple booked on drug charges

    April 10, 2012 9:55 AM

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - Avoyelles Parish deputies have charged a Marksville couple with multiple drug and weapons charges resulting from an investigation of alleged illegal drug trafficking. Sheriff Doug Anderson tells The Town Talk 42-year-old Wayne Dauzat and 22-year-old Tiffany Jeansonne were arrested after investigators seized a quantity... more »
  • Drug court program rates high

    April 9, 2012 9:24 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Ask anyone associated with the 4th Judicial District Court's drug court program and they will say its success has been overwhelming. The News-Star reports the drug court program, which was started in Ouachita Parish in June 1998, consists of judicially supervised court dockets that handle the... more »
  • Former Livingston official booked on drug charges

    April 6, 2012 10:46 AM

    SATSUMA, La. (AP) - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says a former parish councilman and four other people were arrested on drug charges after a search turned up 1,700 prescription pain pills at the home of the former official. Chief Deputy Jason Ard told WBRZ-TV on Thursday that deputies found... more »
  • Life sentence in drug trafficking case

    April 5, 2012 11:27 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Dallas man has been given a life sentence for his role in a drug trafficking ring. The Times reports that 38-year-old JeCarlos Carter was sentenced Wednesday in federal court. Carter and five co-defendants were indicted in March 2011 in Shreveport. In July, a jury found... more »
  • Ex-drug force leader faces drug charge

    January 23, 2012 10:33 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The former supervisor of the Rapides Parish drug task force has been arrested on drug and malfeasance charges after being indicted by a parish grand jury. Michael LaCour, who had been a sheriff's lieutenant before resigning following an initial arrest in August, is accused of distribution... more »
  • Officer shot during motel drug bust

    January 5, 2012 9:32 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Three men are behind bars after a Shreveport police officer was shot during a multiagency drug bust. Just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, officers and deputies with the Shreveport, Caddo Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant on a motel room in west Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin,... more »
  • Pair booked on drug and hunting charges

    December 26, 2011 9:22 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A pair of Monroe men have been arrested and accused of making illegal narcotics and claiming to be hunting. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested 32-year-old Joshua Sinclair and 19-year-old Caleb Brantley on Friday. The News Star (http://tnsne.ws/vyzOle ) says the men were booked into Ouachita... more »
  • Adderall Shortage Sends Patients Scrambling

    November 28, 2011 7:37 PM

    A popular drug that helps children and adults focus and learn is becoming almost impossible to find. The nation-wide Adderall shortage is now hitting home in Acadiana. "Well we haven't been able to get it since mid-September. And we've tried different pharmacies, New Iberia, Lafayette, we recently tried Denham... more »
  • Student Suspended for Flushing Drug at School

    September 20, 2011 10:33 PM

    Students were caught with drugs at Parks Middle School, but the parent said she doesn't think her son should be suspended. 12-year-old Brennan Segur said he was offered some kind of narcotic pill in the bathroom at Parks Middle School two days in a row. "He showed me... more »
  • Montel Williams' Drug Paraphernalia Charge Dropped

    April 13, 2011 11:57 AM

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - A judge dismissed a drug paraphernalia possession charge against former talk show host Montel Williams, who was briefly detained at a Milwaukee airport in January after a search of his luggage turned up the type of pipe commonly used for smoking marijuana. Williams, who says he legally... more »
  • Update: Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

    March 21, 2011 11:51 PM

    A New Iberia man accused of going on a crime spree in Lafayette is now in police custody. 29-year-old Russell Giangrosso Jr. is accused of robbing the Jefferson Drug Store at gun point around 4:00 p.m. Monday. But that wasn't his only crime, and it was all caught on camera.... more »
  • Abbeville Man Facing Drug Charges Twice in a Month

    March 7, 2011 2:28 PM

    The Vermilion Parish Municipal Narcotics Task Force arrested Jordan Matthews of 404 Sucre Circle, Abbeville. Sheriff's Office Spokesperson, Drew David, says agents tried to stop the vehicle Matthews was driving but says the suspect sped away. David says Matthews is the same person arrested two weeks ago on possession of... more »
  • Drug Arrest in Iberia Parish

    February 11, 2011 4:01 PM

    Thursday, Iberia Parish Sheriff's narcotics agents and deputies with the IMPACT unit conducted two seperate investigations. The first was at 709 Cherokee Street. Thomas Vallere was arrested after agents say they found 60 grams of marijuana on Vallere, which was individually packaged for street sale. Deputies say they also found... more »
  • Drug Probe Results in 38 Arrests

    January 23, 2011 10:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Authorities say a massive narcotics investigations has led to the arrest of dozens of people and put a major dent in the cocaine trade. Law enforcement said during a news conference at FBI headquarters in New Orleans that as many as 60 people could face charges... more »
  • State Police Arrest 12 for Drug Trafficking

    January 7, 2011 6:08 AM

    GREENSBURG, La. (AP) - A three-month investigation into narcotics trafficking in St. Helena Parish has resulted in the arrest of 12 men on a variety of drug charges. In a Thursday news release, state police said that working with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office narcotics unit they began an... more »
  • Men take toddler on alleged drug run

    December 20, 2010 9:34 PM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Three men have been arrested after a police stop found over a pound of marijuana in their car along with a 3-year-old child. State police say that just before 9 a.m. Sunday, troopers in Hammond pulled over a sports utility vehicle that was impeding traffic. WWL-TV... more »
  • Mississippi Man Arrested in Louisiana Drug Case

    November 11, 2010 8:27 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a Mississippi man at a bus station in Lake Charles, La., after they found 35 pounds of marijuana in his luggage. According to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, agents conducting a canine search of the luggage compartment found the... more »
  • Baton Rouge Police Officer Arrest on Drug Charges

    November 11, 2010 7:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police have arrested one of their own officers on drug charges. An arrest warrant says Cpl. John Conrad Dauthier, a nine-year veteran of the police department, allegedly used prescriptions he obtained online to illegally receive a painkiller from five separate out-of-state pharmacies. Sgt.... more »
  • Prescription Drug Arrests in Iberia Parish

    November 4, 2010 10:40 AM

    On November 3, 2010 at approximately 06:00 p.m. Sheriff Louis Ackal advised agents with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Patrol section conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 90. According to the agents, a search of the vehicle resulted in the location of 1014 units of various controlled prescription medication.... more »
  • Opelousas Man Arrested Twice in 24 Hours

    October 22, 2010 6:24 PM

    Opelousas Police arrested the same man, twice, within 24 hours. Wilford Young was arrested last night on distribution of drug charges. He bonded out, but then today he was arrested again. Police say both times he was prescribed the drugs he was trying to cell. Today, police claim he attempted... more »
  • Opelousas Drug Arrests

    October 12, 2010 10:35 AM

    On 10-07-2010 Officers with the Opelousas Police Departments Crime Suppression Team made two narcotics arrest involving two marijuana and crack cocaine dealers. The Crime Suppression Team is in full swing and actively pursuing the individuals who sell this poison. Officers had been gathering information received from concerned citizens about drug... more »
  • Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Drug Trafficking

    September 28, 2010 6:03 PM

    The Opelousas Police Dept in conjunction with the Gulf Coast HIDTA DEA Task Force is announcing that Mr. Don Paul “DUKE” Jackson of Opelousas has been sentenced to twenty years in Federal prison on Federal Drug trafficking charges. The sentencing is the result of the joint efforts between the... more »
  • Lohan goes directly to jail after failed drug test

    September 24, 2010 9:36 PM

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - There were no tears, no last-minute pleading and no lecture from a judge warning Lindsay Lohan she was facing serious consequences for her latest misstep in a 3-year-old drug and drunken driving case. Instead, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox on Friday sent... more »
  • Drug Testing at Schools Suspended

    September 14, 2010 11:32 AM

    CENTRAL, La. (AP) - The Central Community School Board has voted unanimously to temporarily suspend drug testing at the middle and high schools until a new policy using hair samples is further evaluated by a committee. Monday night's decision followed concerns brought to the board by a Central High School... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrest

    September 3, 2010 4:12 PM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Chase J. Marks 25 yoa of 2315 River Road, Berwick was arrested on 9-2-2010 at... more »
  • Mexico says drug lord 'the Barbie' captured

    August 30, 2010 10:21 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Federal police on Monday captured a Texas-born alleged drug kingpin who faces trafficking charges in the U.S. and has been blamed for a vicious turf war that has included bodies hung from bridges and shootouts in central Mexico. The arrest of Edgar Valdez Villarreal, alias "the... more »
  • Vermillion Undercover Police Work Yields Arrests

    August 27, 2010 11:38 AM

    The Vermilion / Municipal Narcotics Task force served warrants this week for several narcotics related incidents. Many of these arrests are due in fact to undercover operations that have been in effect for several months. The following persons were arrested for the week of August 22nd 2010 ... more »
  • Drug Bust in Opelousas

    August 17, 2010 11:54 AM

    In the early morning hours of August 14, 2010 the Opelousas Police Department's Crime Suppression Team closed down another drug dealers business. Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow said the CST Team had been watching a residence in the 800 block of St.Cyr Street for a few weeks and gathered... more »
  • Rapper Juvenile pleads guilty in La. drug case

    August 13, 2010 9:55 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - New Orleans rapper Juvenile has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in Louisiana. The St. Bernard Parish sheriff's office says the 34-year-old, whose real name is Terius Gray, entered the plea Thursday. The rapper and an aquaintance were arrested Feb. 25. He received a... more »
  • Alabama grand jury gets drug case against Russell

    August 11, 2010 8:52 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A judge sent the drug possession case against former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell to a grand jury Wednesday despite testimony that the codeine drink found at Russell's home belonged to a longtime friend. District Judge Charles McKnight questioned the credibility of the testimony given by... more »
  • 8 men charged in drug ring linked to 4 murders

    August 6, 2010 9:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Eight New Orleans men have been indicted on racketeering charges for their alleged roles in a violent drug ring suspected of at least four murders. A 24-count indictment handed up Friday by a federal grand jury charges the men with engaging in a conspiracy to distribute... more »
  • Lafayette Drug Arrest

    July 16, 2010 4:51 PM

    Over the past several months, the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force conducted an investigation into alleged illegal drug sales and/or usage at a Lafayette residence. The investigation was based on several complaints from residents and concerned citizens. The activity at this residence generated an abundance of calls for service for... more »
  • Photos Of Wanted Drug Offenders

    July 7, 2010 6:05 PM

    Photo's of wanted drug offenders from last week operation in the target areas. Anyone with information are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
  • Alleged Dog Fighter Billed Only on a Drug Charge

    June 17, 2010 9:20 AM

    Troy Hubbard, arrested more than a year ago on several charges including cruelty to animals and dog fighting, has been billed only on a drug charge. The St. Landry Parish District Attorney filed a bill of information this month charging Hubbard with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. ... more »
  • Senate Committee Backs Welfare Drug Testing

    June 2, 2010 9:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bill requiring drug testing of welfare recipients is nearing final legislative passage after narrowly winning approval in a Senate committee Wednesday. Members of a Senate judiciary committee voted 4-3 to advance Rep. John LaBruzzo's bill to the full Senate for debate, after a political... more »
  • Elementary Teacher Arrested on Drug Charges

    May 25, 2010 9:24 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Fairview Elementary School teacher resigned and was arrested after bringing illegal prescription drugs to school. The American Press reports 38-year-old Kelly McMichael Fontenot of Ragley was booked with two counts of possession of a Schedule IV drug, one count of possession of... more »
  • State-Funded Drug Test For State Lawmakers

    May 6, 2010 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An attempt to create a voluntary, state-funded drug testing program for Louisiana's state lawmakers and statewide elected officials received approval Thursday from a House committee that also added voluntary psychiatric evaluations for the officials. Rep. John LaBruzzo, R-Metairie, said he introduced the proposal (House Bill... more »
  • Opelousas Man Booked On Drug Charges

    May 6, 2010 1:05 PM

    An Opelousas man was booked into jail on drug charges after a tip was called into Lafayette metro narcotics. Chad Pitre was arrested at a home on Racca Road in Youngsville. Agents say Pitre was found with 8 grams of meth, 2 grams of marijuana and muscle relaxers. ... more »
  • Welfare Recipients: House Backs Drug Testing

    April 29, 2010 1:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House supports mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients. The House voted 61-27 Wednesday for the bill by Rep. John LaBruzzo, a Metairie Republican who has tried repeatedly to get the measure passed in the Legislature. The bill heads next to the Senate for... more »
  • Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients Is Headed To Review

    April 7, 2010 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An attempt to require drug testing of welfare recipients is headed to review by the same House committee that rejected the idea last year. The House Health and Welfare Committee refused Wednesday to vote on the bill and instead suggested it should be sent to... more »
  • Vermillion Parish Narcotics Arrests

    March 29, 2010 11:31 AM

    The Vermilion Parish Municiple Task Force recently conducted a search of a residence in Abbeville which resulted in the arrest of 31 year old Hubert Bessard IV from Abbeville. Bessard was arrested for Poss of Marijuana, Poss of Crack Cocaine with the intent to distribute and Manufacturing crack cocaine.... more »
  • Church Point Man Convicted on Federal Drug Charges

    March 16, 2010 6:14 PM

    A member of a drug trafficking organization responsible for transporting and distributing over 350 kilograms of cocaine and marijuana from the Brownsville, Texas area to the Church Point, La. area, was sentenced today to life in federal prison, Acting United States Attorney William J. Flanagan announced. Kenneth... more »
  • Lafayette Marshals Make Arrest After Drug Transaction

    March 16, 2010 5:02 PM

    Lafayette City Marshal deputies observed an alleged narcotics transaction in progress in the 100 block of East Clinton. Due to the number of people in the area, deputies request assistance from the Lafayette police department. One of the marshal deputies began patting down one KEVIN J. PETERS who... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrest Report: March 12, 2010

    March 12, 2010 11:30 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Press Release Date: March 12, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept.,... more »
  • Vermilion Task Force Makes Drug Arrest In Abbeville

    March 9, 2010 1:41 PM

    DATE: March 8, 2010 Type of Investigation: Narcotics Name of Establishment: House Address of Establishment: Abbeville Status of Investigation: Complete NO Are more arrests expected: YES Type, Amount, & Value of Evidence Seized: 1. 56 grams of Cocaine 2. 115 grams of Marijuana 3. Xanax marked 6 3722 Schedule IV... more »
  • Narcotics Detectives With The MCPD Make Drug Arrests

    March 3, 2010 11:50 AM

    The following three individuals were arrested 03/02/10 at 9:10pm at 723 Louisiana St. in Morgan City. Mathew Joseph, 60yoa, Louisiana St. MC Charges: 1.) Poss. Of Drug paraphernalia, 2.) Poss. Of Crack cocaine, 3.) Poss. Of Marijuana 4.) Keeping a disorderly place 5.) Warrant: District Court-Failure To Appear for Poss.... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: March 3, 2010

    March 3, 2010 11:26 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Kentrell Davis 24 yoa and Kenneth Allridge 44 yoa both of 1336 Second... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: February 2, 2010

    February 2, 2010 11:24 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Shea M. Guillotte 21 yoa of 2040 St. Charles St., Jeanerette was arrested on 2-1-2010... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: February 1, 2010

    February 1, 2010 10:16 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Steven Patin 41 yoa of 108 Leona St ., Amelia was arrested on 1-29-2010... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: January 29, 2010

    January 29, 2010 10:56 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Chantelle Harris 30 yoa of 728 Teche Road, Bayou Vista was arrested on 1-28-2010 at... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrest

    January 15, 2010 9:34 AM

    Date: January 15, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Vertress Loston 31 yoa of 270 Lockett Road # 1, Jeanerette... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    January 13, 2010 9:56 AM

    01/13/10 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Elton Brown 44 yoa of 306 Levee Road, Morgan City was arrested on 1-12-2010 at... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force

    January 7, 2010 9:12 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Date: January 7, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    January 6, 2010 9:05 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Date: January 6, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept..,... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force

    December 30, 2009 8:53 AM

    Date: December 30, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Raymond J. Levine 49 yoa no Address given was arrested... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrests Two On Drug Offenses

    December 29, 2009 9:30 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Jared Fremin 18 yoa of 2001 Main St., Patterson was arrested on 12-28-2009 at 5:04... more »
  • Four Arrested After Drug Bust In Atchafalaya Basin

    December 22, 2009 4:02 PM

    On December 21, 2009 Agents with the St .Martin Parish Sheriff's Office along with Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries conducted a narcotics investigation in the area of the Atchafalaya Basin (Bayou Sorrel). During this investigation, Agents found evidence of an operational clandestine laboratory. Agents executed a search warrant. As... more »
  • Ville Platte Drug Bust Leads To Two Arrests

    December 16, 2009 5:08 PM

    In Evangeline Parish, 34-year-old Ashley Smith and 42-year-old Daniel Lavine are under arrest accused of drug distribution. Police say crack cocaine and marijuana were found in each of their homes. Bond on is set at $10,000 for each of the suspects.
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    December 16, 2009 8:51 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Date: December 16, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept..,... more »
  • Drug Raid In Iberia Parish Leads To 3 Arrests

    December 15, 2009 3:00 PM

    On December 14th, agents with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Bureau of Investigations Narcotics Division conducted a narcotics operation within the parish of Iberia. As a result of this operation the following suspects where arrested: 1. Christopher Louivier - New Iberia, LA possession with intent to distribute schedule... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrests One After Raid

    December 15, 2009 9:31 AM

    Shannon Carson of Franklin was arrested on December 14th by the St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force. Charges were for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of CDS, Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Keeping a Disorderly... more »
  • Opelousas Man Arrested On Drug Charges

    December 10, 2009 5:19 PM

    On Thursday 12-10-2009 the Opelousas Police Department's Crime Suppression Team along with the SWAT Team executed a search warrant at 607 East Jefferson Street in reference to drugs being sold from that residence. Officers located approximately 30 crack rocks with a street value of $600.00 as well as a small... more »
  • The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force

    December 10, 2009 8:41 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Date: December 10, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Brent Levitt 20... more »
  • Lafayette Police End Drug Distribution Operation

    December 2, 2009 3:03 PM

    Lafayette Police put an end to 5-year drug distribution operation today in Lafayette. Chief Jim Craft and Parish President Joey Durel were on the scene as Ledarian Leday and Raytell Williams were arrested on Helen Street near downtown. In addition to drug activity, police learned the suspects were also planning... more »
  • Two arrested for drug possession in Bayou Vista

    December 1, 2009 10:33 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Press Release Date: December 1, 2009: The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: ... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 30, 2009

    November 30, 2009 8:41 AM

    Date: November 30, 2009: According to Sheriff David Naquin during the Weekend period the Sheriff's Office responded to 107 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests: Crystal Stansbury, age 30 of Bellview Drive Franklin, La was arrested on 11-27-09 at 105am and charged with... more »
  • Franklin man arrested for cultivation of Marijuana

    November 30, 2009 8:35 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Press Release Date: 11-30-09 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept.,... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Arrest Report: 11/25/09

    November 25, 2009 12:15 PM

    St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Arrest Report: November 25, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Amy Grow 27 of Francis... more »
  • Christmas Bongs

    November 20, 2009 9:13 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Customs officials say they got a surprise when they found 316,000 glass bongs disguised as Christmas ornaments at the Los Angeles harbor. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that agents found the highly decorated drug pipes in 860 boxes shipped from China. The cargo, estimated... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 20, 2009

    November 20, 2009 8:57 AM

    St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release Date: November 20, 2009 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the 24 hour period the Sheriff's Office responded to 36 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests: Denise Henderson age 32 of St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Press... more »
  • St. Mary Parish teen facing 2 to 30 years hard labor

    November 18, 2009 12:24 PM

    November 17, 2009, Franklin, La- It took a St. Mary Parish jury only 17 minutes to return a guilty verdict against Caleb Guerrero, age 18, of Morgan City for Distribution of Cocaine. Guerrero faces a sentence of 2 to 30 years at hard labor. Guerrero sold cocaine to an undercover... more »
  • Broussard Drug Bust

    November 18, 2009 10:54 AM

    Press Release: Broussard, November 17, 2009: In a commitment from Broussard Police Chief Brannon Decou, the Broussard Police Department has continued its efforts to detour the flow of illegal drugs in and out of the City of Broussard. Chief Decou reports that today (November 17, 2009) the Broussard... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: November 17, 2009

    November 17, 2009 10:36 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 17th 2009. John Jeff Basco,age 47, Saizon St., Port Barre, La., drug court. Paul Comeaux, age 41, Gayle Dr., Church Point, La., sentenced 90 days in the parish jail. Blake Cannon Reine, age 24, Ryne... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    November 17, 2009 8:58 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Jesse Edmond age 22 of 618 J. A. Hernandez St. Franklin, La.... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 17, 2009

    November 17, 2009 8:16 AM

    St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release Date: November 17, 2009 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the 24 hour period the Sheriff's Office responded to 32 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests: Nannette Landry, age 50 of 3765 5th street Berwick, La was... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 17, 2009

    November 17, 2009 7:44 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Nov 17, 2009 Name: Andrew, Jacky Charge: Acadia Parish Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 500 Blk Holt STR Rayne, La Name: Angelle, Peter Charge: Contempt Of Court Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 100 Blk Terry DRV Lafayette,... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 16, 2009

    November 16, 2009 8:33 AM

    St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release Date: November 16, 2009 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the past weekend period the Sheriff's Office responded to 97 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests: Tanika Babineaux age 20 of 103 Rosemary st, Franklin, La was... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 13, 2009

    November 13, 2009 8:21 AM

    According to Sheriff David Naquin during the past 24HR period the Sheriff's Office responded to 40 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests: Leslie Janell Matthews, age 33 of 178 Friendship alley, Amelia, La. was arrested on 11-12-09 at 859am on one count of Issuing Worthless... more »
  • Drug in the Fruit

    November 12, 2009 2:17 PM

    EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - There was something rotten in the fruit -- and it wasn't spoiled produce. Officials at a Texas prison report a crate of donated fruit had 25 pounds of pot stashed inside of it. The illegal harvest had been missed in an earlier search. The fruit was... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: November 12 2009

    November 12, 2009 11:01 AM

    THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 15 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 11-11-09 @ 11:44 AM, 20, GAGE MCCLEOD, OF CEDAR STREET - FRANKLIN, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SIMPLE CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. MR. MCCLEOD WAS PROCESSED AND HELD ON... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 12, 2009

    November 12, 2009 10:52 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 12, 2009. Nicholas S. Fontenot, age 47, 1067 Belaire Cove Rd., Ville Platte, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, hold for outside agencies. Nathan Warren Guidry, age 43, 1434 Jackson St., Opelousas, La., arrested on a... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 12, 2009

    November 12, 2009 9:12 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Nov 12, 2009: Name: Alfred, Brandon Charge: Resisting An Officer Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100 Blk Clayton ST Carencro, La Name: Allen, Gerald Charge: Schedule Ii Arresting Agency: Penalties Address: 300 Blk Bloomfield DRV Carencro, La Name: Antoine,... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 10, 2009

    November 10, 2009 8:17 AM

    According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests: Jessica S. Whittington 34 yoa of 212 Willow Bend Lane, Patterson was arrested on 11-9-2009 at 12:24 pm on a warrant for Failure to Appear on the... more »
  • Drug arrest by St. Mary multi-jurisdictional drug task force

    November 10, 2009 8:13 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Caleb Guerrero 21 yoa, Amy Morrison 19 yoa both of 112 Ernie's Lane Lot #... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 9, 2009

    November 9, 2009 3:55 PM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 9, 2009. Marcus Marcell Young, age 30, Montreal St., Opelousas, La., arrested on 2 bench warrants for failure to register as a sex offender, special identifications, 2 bench warrants for failure to appear for non support, and non... more »
  • Ten arrested, searching for six in Eunice drug raid

    October 30, 2009 11:48 AM

    After a three (3) month long investigation into illegal drug activity in the Eunice area, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Detectives have conducted early morning arrest raids within the last 2 days in the Eunice area searching for sixteen (16) individuals wanted on various narcotics charges. Most of... more »
  • Ville Platte deputy arrested on drug charges

    October 30, 2009 9:20 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested on drug charges. Deputy Chris LeJeune of Ville Platte was arrested this week as part of a joint operation between the St. Landry and Evangeline Parish sheriff's offices. Jimmy Darbonne with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Daily Arrest Report : October 29, 2009

    October 29, 2009 9:06 AM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report:October 29, 2009 Name: Auguillard, Kevin Charge: Non Support Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk Dear STR Lafayette, La Name: Blanchard, Chad Charge: Hold For St. Landry Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 600 Blk Superior RD Church... more »
  • Lafayette Arrest Report: October 28, 2009

    October 28, 2009 11:33 AM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report. This report contains the daily arrests for Oct 28, 2009: Name: Barthe, Anthony Charge: Parole (Free Text) Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 100 Blk La Rue Blanc Scott, La Name: Benjamin, Donald Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish... more »
  • Two Men Wanted in St. Martin Parish

    October 5, 2009 1:13 PM

    In St. Martinville, La., the outstanding warrants for this week are as follows: Irving Alexis-47-Wanted for 4 counts of Issuing Worthless Checks. Subject might be in the Lafayette or Abbeville area. Also operates a business called Alexis' Construction Company. Herman Alexander-23-Wanted for Failure To... more »

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