12/02/2021 Multi-Agency Narcotics Operation Roundup

This week, numerous individuals were arrested for various drug charges stemming from an extensive narcotics investigation in Avoyelles that began in 2020.  Twenty-five (25) were arrested on arrest warrants issued by 12th Judicial District Court in Avoyelles Parish.  One (1) additional individual was arrested in Rapides Parish on arrest warrants issued by 9th Judicial District Court in Rapides Parish.  Twenty-six (26) total arrests were made.

Due to the increase of overdose deaths in Avoyelles Parish, the Louisiana State Police, Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office, and other local law enforcement Agencies intensified the investigation of illegal drug activity in Avoyelles Parish.  Based on the developments of the investigations and its large-scale nature, multiple local, state, and federal Agencies joined in to assist.

This Multi-Agency Operation culminated on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office, FBI, LSP and several other law enforcement Agencies began executing numerous arrest warrants throughout Avoyelles Parish.  The Agencies participating in the roundup operation were the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office, Bunkie Police Department, Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office, FBI, Louisiana Army National Guard, Louisiana Probation and Parole, LSP, Marksville Police Department, Plaucheville Police Department, Rapides Area Drug Enforcement (R.A.D.E.), Tunica Biloxi Tribal Police Department, and United States Marshals Service.  (R.A.D.E. consists of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, Pineville Police Department, and Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office).

Due to the Multi-Agency Operation conducted in Avoyelles Parish, and the effort put forth from all involved, this operation resulted in the following:

  • 26 arrests; a vast majority for distribution of narcotics (Felonies).
  • The seizure of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, and fentanyl.
  • The recovery of two illegally possessed firearms by a convicted felon.
  • The seizure of nearly $5,000.00 in drug related currency.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

 

Sheriff David L. Dauzat remains committed to working alongside our public safety partners to make Avoyelles Parish a safer place to live, work and play. He would also like to thank the team of dedicated professional Law Enforcement Agents that worked together to apprehend these offenders, and safely remove them from the streets of our Parish.

 

This investigation resulted in the arrest of the following individuals for offenses committed in Avoyelles Parish:

  1. Jeremy Wells, Age 34, Cottonport, LA – Distribution of Schedule II (2cts), and Violation of Controlled Dangerous Substance w/in 2000 ft. of School (2cts)
  2. Angela Sullivan, Age 51, Marksville, LA – Distribution of Schedule I, and Distribution of Schedule II (3cts)
  3. Bradley Chenevert, Age 39, Hessmer, LA – Distribution of Schedule I, Conspiracy to Distribute CDS
  4. Santanna Hullett, Age 34, Hessmer, LA – Distribution of Schedule I, Conspiracy to Distribute CDS
  5. Jeremy Christmas, Age 37, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I, Distribution of Schedule II, and Distribution of Schedule IV
  6. Andrew Tagliarino, Age 45, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule II
  7. Jamal Adkins, Age 41, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule II (2cts)
  8. Derrick Alfred, Age 40, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts), Distribution of Schedule II (2cts), Distribution of Schedule IV
  9. Cory Gorrell, Age 40, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts)
  10. Michael Dupuy, Age 37, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule II (2cts)
  11. Brandon Anderson, Age 38, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts), Distribution of Schedule II (2cts), and Conspiracy to Distribute CDS (2cts)
  12. Colby Cook, Age 38, Bunkie, LA – Conspiracy to Distribute CDS (2cts)
  13. Lecrecia Cole, Age 39, Cheneyville, LA – Distribution of Schedule II (2cts)
  14. John Coleman, Age 58, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (4cts)
  15. Desmond T. Robinson, Age 40, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts) and Distribution of Schedule II
  16. Roderick Horne, Age 43, Evergreen, LA – Distribution of Schedule II
  17. John Anderson, Age 54, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts), Distribution of Schedule II, PWID Schedule II (2cts), PWID Schedule 1, Possession of CDS IV, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of a firearm in the presence of CDS, and Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
  18. Kayla Laday, Age 37, Bunkie, LA – PWID Schedule II
  19. Marc Couvillion, Age 37, Hessmer, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts), and Distribution of Schedule II
  20. Milderick Destin, Age 31, Cheneyville, LA – Distribution of Schedule I, Distribution of Schedule II, and Prohibited Acts False Representation
  21. Ladrakous Goudeau, Age 43, Bunkie, LA – Distribution of Schedule I (2cts)
  22. Darius Corner, Age 32, Bunkie, LA – Contempt of Court
  23. Scott V. Scallan, Age 34, Mansura, LA – Contempt of Court (3cts)
  24. Michael Juneau, Age 53, Mansura, LA – Contempt of Court (3cts)
  25. Jeremy Moore, Age 29, Cottonport, LA – PWID Schedule I