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  • California man admits his meth sent to Louisiana, Tennessee

    June 29, 2017 11:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A California man faces at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in what federal prosecutors in Louisiana call a national drug conspiracy that shipped methamphetamine through the mail and United Parcel Service. A news release Tuesday said the maximum sentence for 26-year-old Ernesto... more »
  • Woman pleads guilty to meth possession in Ascension Parish

    May 4, 2017 11:15 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Prosecutors say a Baton Rouge woman has pleaded guilty to drug charges after she was arrested in December. District Attorney Ricky Babin’s office said Mckinsey Graham, 26, has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and suboxone Monday. Narcotics agents with the Ascension Parish... more »
  • Five arrested in drug bust at Baton Rouge hotel

    April 16, 2017 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five were arrested at the Hilton Hotel after police discovered marijuana and a loaded firearm in their hotel room Saturday. According to BRPD, an officer stationed at the hotel on Lafayette Street responded to reports of a strong smell off marijuana and loud music on the... more »
  • Attorney General Jeff Landry announces plan to combat opioid abuse Play Video

    April 5, 2017 7:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced a new initiative to help educate the public on dangers and responsibilities associated with opioids. Partnering with the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance, Attorney General Landry created the Opioid Abuse Prevention Fund. The fund will pay for the “End the Epidemic... more »
  • Sheriff: Woman tried to smuggle meth to inmate in Bible

    March 20, 2017 9:27 PM

    TUPELO, Miss. - Today's Bible lesson: It's a bad idea to use the good book to smuggle drugs into jail. A Mississippi sheriff says the jail's property officer noticed a bulge in the back cover of a Bible dropped off March 16 for an inmate convicted of methamphetamine trafficking. Lee... more »
  • Man arrested inside sheriff's office for drug possession

    March 9, 2017 11:58 AM

    AMITE – Deputies say a registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday for drug possession inside the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said Donn “DJ” Schillage arrived at the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office to update his sex offender registration requirements. A routine warrant check revealed that Schillage had... more »
  • Man chokes, binds and beats girlfriend over meth

    January 17, 2017 5:13 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a man Sunday for attacking his girlfriend over methamphetamine. Police were called to 108 Iris St. after the victim ran to a house on Sanders Street and told the homeowner her boyfriend was trying to kill her. Police arrived and took Michael Globe, 43, into... more »
  • Man arrested after accidentally texting officer about drug deal

    January 9, 2017 3:42 PM

    PIERRE PART - Assumption Parish police arrested a drug dealer Monday after he mistakenly texted an officer details about a crystal meth delivery. An Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy received a misdirected message from Dwayne Hebert, 39, in reference to a drug deal in Pierre Part. The officer played along... more »
  • New Year's Day chase leads Walker Police to drug arrest

    January 5, 2017 8:28 PM

    WALKER - Walker Police have arrested a man on multiple charges after a traffic stop turned into a chase. Officers say 32-year-old Joshua Harbin of Independence was driving a green Dodge pickup when they attempted to pull him over for failing to use a turn signal turning onto Brian... more »
  • Couple faces rape, drug charges after search of trailer

    December 22, 2016 3:21 PM

    SLAUGHTER – Deputies in East Feliciana Parish say a couple faces rape and drug charges after a search at a trailer Wednesday night. Clinton W. Villagomez and Debroah Villagomez were both charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm while in possession of drugs. East Feliciana... more »
  • Three arrested for operating meth lab on boat

    November 7, 2016 5:27 PM

    PIERRE PART – Three people have been arrested for operating a meth lab on a boat in Pierre Part. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 39-year-old Dwayne Paul Hebert, 33-year-old Latisha Landry and 31-year-old Kelly Blanchard on Friday, Nov. 4 while operating a boat near Lake Verret. Officers... more »
  • Man sues over arrest after police mistake doughnut glaze for meth

    October 21, 2016 10:03 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A Florida man arrested last year after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth is suing the city of Orlando and a drug-testing kit company. The Orlando Sentinel reports Daniel Rushing filed a lawsuit last week, claiming negligence by the city and the kit's manufacturer.... more »
  • Woman who threatened to burn home down with people inside arrested

    May 17, 2016 10:26 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - A woman was arrested after Assumption Parish deputies say she told them she planned to burn a house down with everyone inside. Deputies say they made contact with Ann Thibodaux at her home in Labadieville after her mom and sister reported she was making harassing phone calls.... more »
  • Fundraiser for top Arizona Republicans accused of running meth lab

    April 27, 2016 11:22 AM

    PHOENIX - An Arizona woman who worked for top Republicans in the state and is now a political fundraiser is facing several felony drug charges after sheriff’s office deputies raider the home she lives in with her boyfriend and two children. A sheriff’s spokesman says 35-year-old Emily Pitha was... more »
  • Hammond woman arrested after wild multi-parish pursuit

    February 29, 2016 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Hammond woman who told officers she had "smoked a tiny bump of meth" Sunday evening was arrested after leading troopers on a wild two-parish pursuit, arrest records show. The chase began when troopers spotted a damaged Jeep that matched the description of one used in... more »
  • FBI: Aryan Brotherhood member arrested on hit-man charge

    January 15, 2016 4:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI says it has arrested a member of the Aryan Brotherhood who allegedly sold drugs to an undercover officer and then offered to be a hit man. The FBI says Jeffery A. Howard was arrested Thursday afternoon in Pearl River, Louisiana, a small town on... more »
  • More than a dozen accused of dealing drugs in Livingston Parish Play Video

    October 1, 2015 4:12 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Authorities arrested more than a dozen people in Livingston Parish as part of a drug roundup Thursday morning, and said they could be back for more. Sheriff Jason Ard said deputies with the LPSO Narcotics Division targeted people selling and distributing drugs as part of "Operation:... more »
  • Drugs, gun, counterfeit money seized in Livingston Parish

    September 25, 2015 11:36 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies said they seized several narcotics along with a weapon during a drug bust in Denham Springs this week. Sheriff Jason Ard said deputies with the Narcotics Division and Special Response Team arrested three people during the search. Joseph Blaine Coon, Lacie Foley and Lorene... more »
  • Meth, synthetic pot found in tased man's system

    September 24, 2015 1:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Autopsy results showed a Zachary man died from a drug overdose after police said he attacked them and was shocked with a taser. The East Baton Rouge Parish coroner said drug screens showed 32-year-old Kevin Bajoie had a mix of methamphetamine, amphetamine, and synthetic cannabinoids in... more »
  • Man thinks he and son poisoned by meth in hotel coffee maker

    September 16, 2015 5:05 PM

    KEARNEY, Neb. - A Nebraska man believes he and his 2-year-old son were poisoned by a methamphetamine-tainted coffee maker at an Omaha hotel. Travis and Amber Richard and their children spent Labor Day weekend in Omaha. He says he used the coffee maker and coffee package in their... more »
  • Five busted with meth and heroin in Livingston Parish Play Video

    July 16, 2015 4:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested five people in Denham Springs during a search warrant stemming from an investigation into illegal drugs. Deputies arrested 31-year-old Joseph "JoJo" Rousseau, 41-year-old Jeremy Austin Hebert and 38-year-old Eric Byrd Jr. at a house on Wisteria Street Tuesday. A press... more »
  • Federal indictment details historic EBR drug seizure

    April 14, 2015 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - U. S. Attorneys unsealed a federal indictment Tuesday which listed nine arrests and an historic drug seizure for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, all part of an operation to take down what federal agents said was a drug trafficking networking in Louisiana and California. U.... more »
  • Deputies find shake-and-bake meth lab

    March 27, 2015 2:42 PM

    BAYOU L'OURSE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Morgan City man this week after they said they found a hidden meth lab in a bucket at the man's Assumption Parish home. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said narcotics agents charged 49-year-old William Fontenot with creating a clandestine lab and possessing crystal meth,... more »
  • Police seize stash of meth disguised as candles

    October 17, 2014 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Narcotics agents say a traffic stop of a passenger bus headed east on I-12 led to the arrest of a Texas man and the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine disguised as decorative candles early Thursday morning. Officers with the Baton Rouge Police Highway Interdiction... more »
  • Man, mother accused of making meth

    August 15, 2014 2:44 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Deputies arrested a man in Tangipahoa Parish and are searching for his mother after they said they discovered a meth lab at their home. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's deputies searched the home of Melody Elkins, 45, and Terry Elkins, 20, in Ponchatoula Tuesday. Investigators said they found... more »
  • Busted bumper leads to meth arrest

    August 11, 2014 11:00 AM

    NATALBANY - Sheriff's deputies said a busted bumper helped them catch a Tangipahoa Parish woman carrying drugs and facing a number of outstanding warrants. Deputies arrested Janavieve Bicknell, 26, after the traffic stop near Natalbany Sunday night. A deputy said he was patrolling on Highway 1064 when he... more »

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