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26 arrested, 13 wanted for Lafayette drug crimes

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Posted at 10:03 AM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 11:08:24-04

26 people have been arrested and 13 others are wanted in connection with drug-related crimes in Lafayette.

The arrests were part of the Lafayette Police Tactical Narcotics Team warrant round-up. Police say the operation is focused on identifying suspects responsible for the sale and distribution of illegal narcotics in the city limits of Lafayette.

Warrants were executed on Friday, August 30. The following were arrested and booked on drug-related charges:

  • Brandon Savoy - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Charles George Jr. - PWITD
  • Kenneth L. Papillion - PWITD
  • Adam Andrew III - PWITD Crack Cocaine & Possession of Marijuana
  • Darrell Hamilton - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Kirk P. Francis - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Cedric J. Broussard - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Orlando M. Montgomery - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Mary Hunter - PWITD Crack Cocaine (2-counts)
  • Louanna Thomas - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Dryefus Malbrough - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Thaddeus Lewis - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Calvin Moody - PWITD Crack Cocaine, PWITD Heroin, PWITD Methamphetamine, PWITD Methadone, PWITD Promethazine, PWITD Meloxicam, Monies Derived from Drug Proceeds and Resisting an Officer
  • Donovan Newton - Criminal Trespass and Resisting an Office
  • John Malbrough Jr. - PWITD Heroin, PWITD Methamphetamine, Monies Derived from Drug Proceeds, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Traffic Violations
  • Trenton Williams - Possession of Marijuana
  • Michael Clark - Possession of Marijuana
  • Juretha Robertson - arrested on active Warrant
  • Printis Coe - Possession of Marijuana
  • Jospeh Noel Jr. - Possession of Sch. II (Hydrocodone)
  • Juvenile - Possession of Marijuana
  • Johnny Shelton - Possession of Marijuana
  • Mynesha D. Pitts - PWITD Crack Cocaine

13 individuals are still wanted by the department. Police are asking for help from the public in locating the following individuals. Pictures of the suspects can be found in the image wheel at the top of the article.

  • Michael J. Benjamin - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Jason J. Henry Jr. - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Donald Thomas - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Brad J. Thomas - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Timothy J. Mack V - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Calvin Moody - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Ronelle N. Celestine - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Donovan Newton - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • Dwight Simon - PWITD Crack Cocaine
  • John Malbrough Jr. - PWITD Heroin
  • Kendall Solomon - PWITD Cocaine
  • Trenton Williams - PWITD Cocaine
  • Eric Tine - PWITD Crack Cocaine

Anyone with information on the location of any of these suspects is asked to call Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS