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  • 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 »
  • Abbeville Drug Busts

    March 14, 2011 2:19 PM

    The Vermilion / Municipal Narcotics Task Force with the assistance of the Abbeville Police Department K-9 division arrested four people on drug charges. Spokesperson Drew David says the bust happened March 10 in Abbeville. The task force started working undercover "when they received information that several subjects were allegedly... more »
  • Morgan City Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

    February 16, 2011 6:46 PM

    Lafayette, La.: United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today the sentencing of Jahmar Kelly, 22, of Morgan City, La. Kelly was sentenced to eight years in prison for each count, to run concurrent, and four years supervised release for each count, to run consecutive. The sentence is a... more »
  • Eunice Police Stop Driver and Find 154 Pounds of Marijuana

    February 11, 2011 6:00 PM

    A Texas man is in jail accused of hauling 154 pounds of Marijuana. Eunice Police Lt. Varden Guillory says Orlando Reyes, of Houston, rear-ended a vehicle on Hwy. 190 near Tobacco Plus around 8:30 yesterday morning, and he appeared nervous when police showed up. Guillory says officers got permission to... more »
  • Rapper Arrested in Breaux Bridge Accused of Hundreds of Thousands Dollars of Marijuana, Jewelry and Cash

    January 17, 2011 2:04 PM

    St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office detectives say Reggie Smith, AKA rapper "Big Unk" is accused of drug trafficking and having 150 pounds of marijuana. Narcotics investigators, State Police and DEA searched his home in Breaux Bridge area and say they found the pot, $500,000.00 worth of jewelry, and more... more »
  • Beauty School Drug Arrest

    January 13, 2011 6:31 PM

    A tip this afternoon about marijuana found on the grounds of Louisiana Academy of Beauty School in Eunice led to one arrest. Police Chief Ronald Diez says officers and a drug dog searched everyone in the building and their vehicles. Aaron Townley of Eunice is charged with possession of drug... more »
  • Domestic call turns in to drug bust in Rapides

    December 23, 2010 9:36 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - It started out as a domestic disturbance call and turned into a drug bust. Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responding to a report of a domestic battery discovered a methamphetamine lab at a Glenmora residence on Tuesday. Te investigators found a woman with minor injuries when... more »
  • Operation Santa's Naughty List

    December 17, 2010 8:07 PM

    Acadia Parish Deputies round up those on the "naughty list." Deputies arrested 20 suspects on charges of distribution of marijuana and crack cocaine. They named the round-up, "Operation Santa's Naughty List." KATC Photojournalist Chris Welty went along for the ride. Click on the video for the complete story.
  • 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 »
  • Big Drug Roundup in St. Landry

    April 13, 2010 2:27 PM

    St. Landry Parish deputies conducted the the biggest drug roundup in since last year on Tuesday. The Sheriff's Department served 41 drug arrest warrants for distribution of-- or possession with intent to distribute-- illegal narcotics. "Operation Spring Cleanup" is the first big roundup in months-since Operation Falcon in... 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.

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