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Stolen police guns recovered during drug raid

Posted at 1:06 PM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 14:06:54-05

Two Acadia Parish men are facing a number of drug and weapon charges, including being in possession of two stolen police-issued guns.

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant in the 700 block of Rimmer Avenue on Tuesday morning. Deputies say they recovered over 700 grams of marijuana, 2.8 grams of methamphetamine, several digital scales, a Glock .40 caliber handgun, an AK 47 assault rifle, a High Point .45 caliber handgun, an AR-15 assault rifle, sets of body armor and $3,000 during the search. Deputies say the Glock handgun was reported stolen by Alexandria Police and the AR-15 was reported stolen by Lafayette Police.


40-year-old Don Charles and 19-year-old Tyrese Daigle both are from Rayne and were booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on the following charges:

PWITD Schedule I Narcotics, Illegal Use of Body Armor, Possession of Stolen Firearms, Illegal Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Proceeds from Drug Offenses and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Daigle was also charged with Possession of Schedule II Narcotics.

The Acadia Parish SWAT team and Rayne Police assisted in the execution of the warrant.