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Deputies make 14th arrest in Operation "Summer Heat" investigation

1 year 2 months 1 week ago Friday, July 06 2018 Jul 6, 2018 July 06, 2018 9:05 AM July 06, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Deputies have arrested the 14th person in Operation "Summer Heat."

According to a release 58-year-old Ruby Guist was arrested Wednesday. Guist is accused of selling drugs to undercover agents. She is charged with distribution of hydrocodone and klonopin. Her bond is set at $70,000.

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NAPOLEONVILLE - More than a dozen people were arrested and nine more are wanted in Assumption Parish on various drug charges after a months-long undercover investigation.

According to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies kicked off Operation "Summer Heat" on Friday as part of a four and a half month-long investigation targeting drug dealers in the parish. Louisiana State Police also assisted in the investigation.

As part of the operation, the sheriff's office executed a search warrant at a residence off of LA 308 on Friday, June 29.

Officials recovered a substantial quantity of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana as a result of the search. Additionally, the following individuals were arrested:

30-year-old Joshua Anthony Worley of Napoleonville, La., charged with:
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin
-Obstruction of Justice
-2 Counts Distribution of Cocaine
-Possession of Meth-Amphetamines with Intent to Distribute
His bond is set at $ 380,000.

35-year-old Dewayne Worley of Paincourtville, La., charged with:
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
His bond is set at $45,000.

22-year-old Tyrone J. Tucker, Jr. of Napoleonville, La., charged with:
-Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

His bond is set at $45,000.

25-year-old Danzell Jordan McBride of Paincourtville, La., charged with:
-Distribution of Marijuana

On Monday morning, another search warrant was executed in the 3100 block of Hwy. 308 in Labadieville. As a result, the following individual was arrested:

31-year-old Travis Lang of Napoleonville, La., charged with:
-Distribution of Marijuana
-Distribution of Crack Cocaine
As a result of Monday's search warrant, Lang was also charged with:
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Meth Amphetamine
-Possession with Intent to Distribute Hydrocodone                                                -Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Illegal Carrying of a Weapon in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
-Illegal use of Controlled Dangerous Substance in the presence of person under 17 years of age
-Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm

Additionally, the following individuals were arrested as a result of Operation "Summer Heat":

43-year-old Vernon P. Gaspard Jr. of Bayou L'Ourse, La., charged with:
-Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon
-Possession of Marijuana, 1st offense
-Possession of Morphine
-Possession of Suboxone
-Illegal carrying of a weapon in the presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substances

33-year-old Brylin Montrell Morris of Napoleonville, La., charged with:
-Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.
-Possession of drug Paraphernalia
-FTA for criminal to property and criminal neglect of family

31-year-old Legistine Key of Napoleonville, La., charged with:
-Distribution of Cocaine

23-year-old Valerie Nicole Morgan of Benton, La., charged with:
-Possession of Heroin

47-year-old Florian J. Metrejean of Pierre Part, La., charged with:
-Distribution of Suboxone

32-year-old Charles R. Fair of Napoleonville, La., charged with:
-Distribution of Marijuana

22-year-old Grant Michael Walker of Morgan City, La., charged with:
-Possession with of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Morphine
-Possession of Suboxone
-Illegal Carrying weapon in the presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
-Theft

36-year-old Trolin Michael Watts of Belle Rose, La., charged with:
-Distribution of Crack Cocaine

The Sheriff's Office is also searching to arrest nine  people on the following charges:

31-year-old Brandy Lynn Landry of Thibodaux, La.
Charge: Possession of Heroin

26-year-old Kinta Thompson of Belle Rose, La.
Charge: Distribution of Heroin (2) Counts

24-year-old Michael Lewis of Belle Rose, La.
Charge: Distribution of Cocaine

53-year-old Clarence Bell, Jr. of Belle Rose, La.
Charge: Distribution of Cocaine

29-year-old Darrin J. Davis of Paincourtville, La.
Charge: Distribution of Cocaine.

57-year-old Pyllis Ann Booker of Donaldsonville, La.
Charge: Possession of Meth-Amphetamines.

Ruby Guist of Pierre Part, La.
Charge: Distribution of Lortab and Distribution of Clonazepam.

Darrius D. Blaine of Belle Rose, La.
Charge: Distribution of Marijuana

Demond Greene of Belle Rose, La.
Charge: Distribution of Cocaine.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of any of these suspects is urged to contact the Sheriff's Office at 985-369-7281. For additional information concerning the investigation, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

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