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Houma man busted with meth, sharks

Shark Study
Posted at 3:55 PM, Aug 04, 2022

State Wildlife agents arrested a Houma man last week after he allegedly was found to have meth and too many sharks.

Anouda Lirette, 44, was booked with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of over the limit of sharks, possession of an undersized shark, and intentional concealment of wildlife.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested Lirette on July 26 in Terrebonne Parish.

Agents were on patrol in Oyster Bayou when they made contact with Lirette. During a compliance check, agents witnessed Lirette throw a shark overboard. They also allegedly found Lirette in possession of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and an undersized shark.

Lirette was booked into the Terrebonne Parish Jail.

Possession of methamphetamine brings up to a $5,000 fine and two years in jail. Possession of drug paraphernalia carries up to a $300 fine and 15 days in jail. Possession of over the limit of sharks and undersized sharks brings up to a $350 fine for each offense.

Agents participating in the case are Sgt. Gerald Sander and Corporal Jeremy Foret.