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Turkey Creek Police Arrests

Turkey Creek Police Arrests January 5, 2022 Turkey Creek Police Chief Steven Ardoin reported the following arrests to KVPI News: On October 16, officers with the Turkey Creek Police Department conducted a traffic on Kelsey Kelly of Rayne in reference to a minor traffic stop. During the interview, it was learned she did not have her drivers license in her possession. It was later learned that she gave police a fictitious name during the traffic stop and that her license was in fact suspended. A warrant was issued for Mrs. Kelly on resisting an officer, forgery, identity theft, maximum speed law and suspended license. On December 22, officers with Turkey Creek Police assisted Louisiana State Police Probation and Parole with a compliance check on Matthew Johnson of Turkey Creek. Upon arrival at his home, the suspect admitted to authorities to having marijuana in his possession along with Mrs. Mary Hebert also of Turkey Creek. A thorough search of the home was conducted and nothing else was located. Both subjects were ticketed for the marijuana and released to the custody of Probation and Parole Agents. On December 24, officers with Turkey Creek Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Benny Soileau of Turkey Creek for a minor traffic violation. Authorities realized that the driver was extremely nervous with police and when asked to step away from his vehicle, he become more nervous. He gave consent for agents to search his vehicle and illegal narcotics were located. He was later placed into custody once a warrant was signed. On December 24, officers with the Turkey Creek Police Department conducted a stop on a vehicle driven by Logan Primeaux of Grand Cheniere for a minor traffic violation. Upon contact with the driver, the odor of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle. After a search, police located about six pounds of marijuana infused edibles located along with paraphernalia and loose marijuana. He was arrested for the marijuana and transported to the parish jail for booking. On Christmas Day, officers with the Turkey Creek Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Wyatt Guillory of Ville Platte for a minor traffic violation. Officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. After a search took place, the driver was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, prohibited acts :Schedule Two Meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal carrying of weapons. He was transported to the parish jail for booking. Also on Dec. 25 Turkey Creek police stopped a vehicle driven by Christian Ardoin of Katy, Texas on a minor traffic violation. Later, police ordered him out of the vehicle and a probable cause search was conducted where illegal narcotics were located. He was issued a summons for the illegal narcotics and released without incident. Two separate arrests were conducted by Turkey Creek Police on December 26. They conducted a traffic stop on the driver, Troy Blanchard of Arkansas for a minor traffic violation. After authorities smelled a strong marijuana odor coming from the vehicle, a probable cause was conducted where illegal narcotics were located. He was issued a summons for the illegal narcotics and released without incident. Also, on the same date, Turkey Creek Police conducted a traffic stop on Kerry Gautreaux of Glenmora for a minor traffic violation. After a brief conversation, the driver admitted to having narcotics inside the vehicle and the narcotics were recovered. He was issued a summons for the narcotics and released without incident. On December 29, Turkey Creek Police conducted a traffic stop on Ashley Linzay of Ville Platte for a minor traffic violation. Once again upon contact with the driver, police could smell the odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. After a probable cause search of the vehicle, illegal narcotics were located along with drug paraphernalia. The driver was issued a summons for the narcotics and paraphernalia and released without incident. Two more incidents were reported on December 30, officers with the Turkey Creek Police Department stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation. The passenger identified as Sarah Stiver of St. Landry. She admitted to police to having narcotics inside the vehicle. Officers retrieved the narcotics and issued her a summons. Th driver was issued a citation for the traffic violation and both subjects were released without incident. Also on December 30, Turkey Creek Police stopped a vehicle driven by Travon Malveaux of Ville Platte. Upon contact with the driver, police smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probably cause search was conducted and illegal narcotics were located. The driver was issued a summons for the illegal narcotics and released without incident.

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