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26 arrested in multi-agency drug investigation across EBR, East Feliciana Parishes

10 months 1 week 1 day ago Tuesday, January 30 2018 Jan 30, 2018 January 30, 2018 7:53 PM January 30, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A massive, multi-agency operation has ended in the arrests of 26 people in East Baton Rouge and East Feliciana Parishes.

According to a release from Louisiana State Police Tuesday, the nearly 2-year joint investigation yielded 26 arrests for multiple felony narcotics violations, the seizure of approximately $90,577 in illegal narcotics and 21 illegally possessed firearms.

Police say the investigation began back in February 2016, when LSP and the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's office joined up to identify those distributing illegal narcotics in the parish. Over the next two years, the investigation grew to include the Zachary Police Department, with the three agencies identifying 26 individuals in East Feliciana and East Baton Rouge.

The Louisiana State Police, East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Zachary Police Department were assisted through the course of the investigation by Louisiana State Police SWAT, Louisiana State Police Criminal Patrol Unit, Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit, Louisiana State Police Fusion Center, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Department SWAT, West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division, West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division, Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division, Jackson Police Department, and Delta Narcotics Task Force.

Below is a list of those arrested throughout the course of the investigation and their charges:

Carlos Jefferson (Norwood) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Schedule V Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Illegal Possession of a Firearm


Michael Harrell (Jackson) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine


Cassandra Goodson (Jackson) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine


Darrell Jeansonne (Ethel) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Illegal Possession of a Firearm


Allen Martin (Jackson) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II and IV Controlled Substances and Illegal Possession of a Firearm


Thomas Pace (Clinton) – Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, and Illegal Possession of a Firearm


Carly Kennison (Clinton) – Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Illegal Possession of a Firearm, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine


Jakeim Green (Zachary) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Illegal Possession of a Firearm


Terrance Pickett (Zachary) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Illegal Possession of a Firearm, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Deldrick Harris (Zachary) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana


Eddrick Ennis (Zachary) – Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Schedule IV CDS


Bennett Whittington Jr. (Jackson) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine


Johnny Matthews Jr. (Jackson) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute MDMA, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine. Matthews was also arrested on four East Feliciana Sheriff’s Department arrest warrants for Distribution of Marijuana (2 counts), Distribution of Methamphetamine, and Distribution of Cocaine


Lee Dunn (Ethel) – Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Hydrocodone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Xanax, and Illegal Carrying of a Firearm


Gundorial Thomas (Wilson) – 2 counts Distribution of Methamphetamine and 1 count Distribution of Cocaine


Brian Hawkins (Ethel) – 3 counts Distribution of Methamphetamine and Distribution of a CDS in the Presence of a Minor in E. Feliciana Parish, and Distribution of Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Hydrocodone, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana in EBR Parish


Brian Miller (Slaughter) – 2 counts Distribution of Opana, 2 counts Distribution of Marijuana


Anthony Daniels (Jackson) – 2 counts Distribution of Methamphetamine


Derrick Smith (Jackson) – Distribution of Marijuana and Distribution of Cocaine


Justin Smith (Jackson) – Distribution of Marijuana


Juan Vessell (Jackson) – Distribution of Marijuana


Austin Catoir (Baton Rouge) – Possession of Methamphetamine


James Patton (Baton Rouge) – Possession of Methamphetamine


Kathleen Cochran Rapeti (Zachary) – Distribution of Hydrocodone


Montrece Brown (Zachary) – Distribution of Marijuana and Distribution of Cocaine


Charles Stewart (Zachary) – Distribution of Cocaine

The following individuals are wanted on outstanding warrants by the Zachary Police Dept., and anyone with info is asked to contact Zachary Police at 225-654-9393.

William Nixon – Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Cocaine
Elizabeth Wisner – Distribution of Methamphetamine
James Hair – Distribution of Heroin and Distribution of Methamphetamine

The following individual is wanted on outstanding arrest warrants by the E. Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office, and anyone with info is asked to contact EFPSO at 225-683-5459.

Jesse Delatte – 2 counts Distribution of LSD and 1 count Distribution of Marijuana

Below is a list of approximate narcotics seized throughout the course of the investigation:

12.13 pounds of Marijuana;
134.7 grams Crack Cocaine;
33.7 grams of Cocaine;
242 grams of Methamphetamine;
1,201 dosage units of MDMA;
28 dosage units of LSD;
12 dosage units of Oxycodone;
98 dosage units of Hydrocodone;
445 dosage units of Xanax;
727 dosage units of Adderall;
500 dosage units of Tramadol;
30 dosage units of Valium;
3 dosage units of Opana;
8 ounces of Promethazine syrup

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