Mamou Police Chief Brent Zackery reported to KVPI News that his department made a number of arrests dealing with drugs.
After Mamou Police obtained a warrant for a resident at 521 East Street, they recovered illegal substances and arrests were made. Anthony Fontenot age 28 whose home was searched by police was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of crystal meth, prohibited acts and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $47,000. Also arrested in that same case was Ladell Collins age 20 of 812 4th Street Mamou. Collins was charged with possession of a schedule two drug (Marijuana), prohibited acts and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $37,000.
On May 12, Mamou Police made a traffic stop and charged the driver and passenger with drug charges and other charges. The driver was Jacob Brett Perron of 1195 Yves Lane, Ville Platte. He was charged with possession and distribution of schedule two drugs, no insurance, no license plate light, and two counts of failure to stop at a stop sign. Bond set at $32,500. The passenger was identified as Eric Glenn Johnson age 27 of 203 South Coreil Street, Ville Platte. He was charged with possession and distribution of schedule two drugs: crystal meth. Bond was set at $30,000.
Police Chief Zackery said his department has been working the area around Savoy Heights where there have been reports of drug activity. As a result of a stakeout: Daniel Manuel age 58 of 909 Cherry Street, Mamou was arrested and charged with having a disorderly place, possession of drug paraphernalia, aiding and abetting others to enter or remain on premises where forbidden. His bond was set at $7500.
On May 10, Mamou Police arrested the driver of a vehicle, He was identified as Shelton Robinson age 32 of 101 Railroad, Mamou. At the time, the vehicle was blocking a roadway. He was charged with blocking a road way, having a suspended license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer and flight from an officer.