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  • China indicts Jackie Chan's son on drug charge

    December 22, 2014 11:02 AM

    BEIJING - Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was first detained. Prosecutors from Beijing's Dongcheng District say they indicted Jaycee Chan on Monday. If convicted, the... more »
  • Police arrest man found passed out at hotel

    November 10, 2014 12:56 PM

    BAKER - Police said they arrested a man at a Baker hotel after housekeepers found him passed out in a room filled with drugs and drug paraphernalia. Staff from the Main Street hotel called Baker firefighters first after they entered the room and found 32-year-old Brandon Chaney unresponsive in... more »
  • US agent sued over fake Facebook page

    October 7, 2014 12:35 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Justice Department says it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity. Sondra Arquiett, who was arrested on drug charges 2010 for her alleged role in a suspected drug distribution network, is suing the agent... more »
  • APSO: Man sought after drug raid

    June 19, 2014 11:30 AM

    ASCENSION - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on multiple drug charges. Deputies said Quinton Bolding, 37, is wanted in connection with drugs found in a vehicle belonging to him. The search came after deputies noticed an illegally parked car in the Bishop... more »
  • One more 'Big Money Block Boyz' wanted, others arrested Play Video

    April 10, 2014 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A gang police say was committing murder, dealing drugs and shooting up houses was busted in a multi-parish round up Thursday afternoon. Authorities arrested 27 members of the 'Big Money Block Boyz' for charges that include attempted murder, selling illegal drugs, illegal firearms and racketeering. One... more »
  • Hunt Correctional employee arrested

    November 8, 2013 11:34 AM

    ST. GABRIEL - Sheriff's deputies arrested an employee of the Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel after they said he tried to smuggle drugs into the jail. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office accused Daron Toussant of drug charges after starting an internal investigation into his actions. Detectives got... more »
  • Jail releases mug shot of LSU baseball signee

    July 26, 2013 12:35 AM

    BARTOW COUNTY, Ga.- The sheriff of this county, north of Atlanta, released the booking photo, or more infamously known as "mug shot," of LSU baseball signee Dylan Cade Williams. Williams, of Rydal, Ga., was booked Tuesday on counts of possession with intent to distribute Schedule 1 drugs, trafficking Ecstasy,... more »
  • LSU baseball signee arrested in Georgia

    July 25, 2013 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in Georgia say a signee with the LSU baseball team is one of seven men arrested on drug charges. Bartow County deputies say Dylan Cade Williams, of Rydal, Ga., was booked Tuesday on counts of possession with intent to distribute Schedule 1 drugs, trafficking Ecstasy, and... more »
  • Father and son arrested on drug charges

    April 10, 2013 2:36 PM

    ST. AMANT - Authorities in Ascension Parish arrested a father and his son on drug charges this week. Narcotices agent searched the home of Audie Decoteau, 51, and Austin Decoteau, 17, on April 8 after receiving complaints about drug activity there. Detectives said they found marijuana and other... more »
  • Suspended priest pleads not guilty in meth probe

    January 24, 2013 12:29 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A suspended Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut has pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges accusing him of taking in more than $300,000 from sales of methamphetamines. The Connecticut Post reports that 61-year-old Kevin Wallin entered the pleas Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford. Four other... more »
  • "Billy the Exterminator" pleads not guilty to drug charges

    July 19, 2012 2:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - William "Billy" Bretherton, star of the A&E reality TV show "Billy the Exterminator," has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in his home state of Louisiana. Bretherton and his wife, Mary, were arrested in June on drug possession charges in Bossier Parish when they surrendered to police... more »
  • 'Billy the Exterminator' faces La. drug charges

    June 5, 2012 4:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say William "Billy" Bretherton, star of the A&E reality TV show "Billy the Exterminator," has been arrested in Bossier City, La., on drug possession charges. City spokesman Mark Natale says a warrant was issued last week for Bretherton and his wife, Mary, after items recovered from... more »
  • Ex-Colo. sheriff peads guilty to drug charges

    April 5, 2012 12:35 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A former Colorado sheriff known for his crusade against youth drug use has pleaded guilty to charges of trading methamphetamine for sex. Patrick Sullivan pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count of solicitation for prostitution. He was the sheriff in Arapahoe County... more »
  • Walker Police arrest two on drug charges

    February 14, 2012 2:38 PM

    Walker Police have arrested two men on drug possession charges. Charles Hull and Shannon Lee, both of Livingston, were arrested after police stopped them on a traffic violation Friday evening. During a search, officers found a plastic bag containing 238 grams of marijuana, and also 4 doses of... more »
  • Police: Mumbling suspect had a mouth full of crack

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM

    AMBRIDGE, Pa. - A western Pennsylvania man is jailed on drug charges because police say something other than a confession came out of his mouth when he was hit with a stun gun. The Beaver County Times reports Tuesday that 56-year-old Frank Lee Turner was mumbling when Ambridge police stopped... more »
  • Updated: Lil Boosie pleads guilty to drug charges; trial date set Play Video

    November 29, 2011 11:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Torrence Hatch, aka Lil Boosie, pleaded guilty this morning to charges he smuggled contraband into two different prisons he was held in while awaiting trial on murder charges. Hatch was sentenced to eight years hard labor for the charges, with credit for time served. "Torrence... more »
  • La. officer pleads guilty to drug charges

    November 5, 2010 6:24 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - A Leesville police officer has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges. Charlie Lopez was charged with distribution of hydrocodone and anabolic steroids and with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute. Lopez faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000. more »
  • Sheriff Finally Fired Who Refused to Quit

    September 28, 2010 7:56 PM

    A sheriff who collected his $40,000 a year salary and who refused to quit after federal drug charges was finally booted by Gallatin County in Southern Illinois. The County Board took just ten minutes to fire him. Raymond Martin has been in jail since May of 2009 and was convicted... more »
  • Lindsay Lohan taken into custody for jail term

    July 20, 2010 12:51 PM

    Lindsay Lohan has begun serving her jail sentence for a probation violation. Lohan arrived about 10 minutes late to court today in Beverly Hills, accompanied by her mother, Dina and younger sister Ali. The actress rose from her seat after a brief hearing and was handcuffed behind her... more »
  • Lil Boosie pleads not guilty to murder and drug charges

    June 28, 2010 4:56 PM

    Update : Nationally-known rapper Torrence Hatch, a.k.a. "Lil Boosie," pleaded not guilty to murder and drug charges in Baton Rouge District Court this morning. The hearing took about two minutes. Security was much tighter than usual, due to the high profile nature of the case. District Attorney Hillar... more »
  • School counselor arrested on drug charges

    May 26, 2010 7:29 AM

    Iberia Parish deputies arrested a Carencro Middle School guidance counselor on drug counts. Kenny Broussard was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine more than 200 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and possession of a controlled dangerous substance within 1,000 feet of a school zone.... more »
  • Senior citizen arrested in Livingston Parish

    May 6, 2010 10:56 AM

    Two men, including a 70 year old, were arrested in Livingston Parish on felony drug charges. Deputies say they noticed a 1994 Lincoln Town Car playing loud rap music. The driver also failed to use a signal. They say Iven Kinchen, 54, was driving the car with a... more »
  • Man involved in slaying sentenced in drug case

    February 18, 2010 6:13 AM

    A figure in the 1993 ambush slaying of police Cpl. Betty Smothers has been sentenced to five years in prison for a felony cocaine possession conviction. West Paul has been jailed since August 2008 on the drug charge. The judge gave the 37-year-old Paul credit for the 18 months he... more »
  • Walt Disney grandson faces drug, gun charges

    December 31, 2009 9:17 PM

    The grandson of Walt Disney pleaded not guilty to drug and gun charges. Patrick Disney Miller was arraigned today on 19 felony counts and remains in custody. Bail is set at $550,000 bail. Police arrested Miller earlier this month, because they say he had drugs and weapons at his home. more »

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