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Drug Arrests by Sheriff's Office

Drug Arrests September 8, 2021 Evangeline Parish Sheriff Charles Guillory reported to KVPI News the following drug arrests: Last Friday, the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit entered a residence at 614 Huey Long Street in Ville Platte discovered narcotics and US currency. This led to the following arrest: Dustin Raushuan Johnson age 29 of Ville Platte charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute PCP and Possession with intent to distribute Marijuana. Also on Friday, sheriff's deputies conducted a driver impairment check point on US 167 east of Ville Platte. While they were conducting a check point, deputies located narcotics in several vehicles. This led to the following actions: Byron Lee Abbs age 23 of Pitkin charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana; In a separate stop, the following were arrested Jamail Anthony Ledet Jr. age 25 of Missouri City, Texas cited for possession of marijuana; Anthony Kervin Troy age 25 of New Iberia charged with possession of a stolen firearm and cited for possession of marijuana; Stephen Earl Cook age 42 of Opelousas charged with possession of Cocaine and cited for possession of marijuana. As always, Sheriff Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Department is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the public to contact their investigations Department at 337-363-2161.

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