MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - Fourteen people in Avoyelles Parish are facing drug charges as part of a long-term investigation into narcotic trafficking. Sheriff Doug Anderson tells The Town Talk the 14 suspects are accused of possessing or distributing marijuana, crack cocaine or other illegal drugs. Warrants had been issued for... more »
Officers with the Broussard Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling east on US Hwy 90 in St. Martin Parish for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as George Green, 41 of Ferriday Louisiana. Green could not produce a driver's license during the... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) An Alexandria man has been charged with 56 counts of obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud. Saturday's Town Talk reported that William Douglas Briggs, 48, was arrested following a one-month investigation by the Alexandria Police Narcotics Division. Police say Narcotics agents received information that Briggs illegally... more »
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 »
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 »