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Oyster and drugs violations land two men in jail

4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, February 28 2015 Feb 28, 2015 February 28, 2015 12:28 PM February 28, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Caroline McDougall

BATON ROUGE - Two Chalmette men have been arrested for alleged oyster harvesting and drug violations in St. Bernard Parish.

Louisiana wildlife and fisheries agents arrested 33-year-old Oliver Rudesill Jr. and 23-year-old Tracy Gallardo Jr. for several oyster, boating safety and drug violations after a boating safety inspection earlier this week.

During the inspection, agents found 28 sacks of oysters and learned that Rudesill is on probation for prior oyster harvesting violations. Agents also found Gallardo in possession of oxycodone, suboxone and drug paraphernalia.

Agents seized and returned the oysters to the water.

Both subjects were booked into the St. Bernard Parish jail on various charges.

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