• Omar Sanchez Arturo, 21, Houston, Texas: conspiracy to distribute CDS II. Foster said he is hopeful an operation like this prevents overdoses and drug addictions in the community. The false claim, known on social media as #Sharpiegate, came as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was named the winner in the battleground state. Louisiana Undercover Police Bust Drug Dealer. He is thought to be the largest drug wholesaler in Lake Charles. WDBJ7 was invited to ride along as the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, Wytheville Police, Claytor Lake Task Force and Virginia State Police set out to arrest more than 50 people accused of distributing drugs in the county. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. Kenner Police Department is investigating a single-car accident that struck a power pole and knocked out power to a large area in North Kenner. Foster said he is hopeful an operation like this prevents overdoses and drug addictions in the community. When Richard refused the search the deputy then had his drug detection K-9, "Sam," conduct a "free air sniff" around the tow truck according to the release. Investigators determined the principal supplier of cocaine in the Lake Charles area is 39-year-old Hayward Lecompte, of Lake Charles. They might think twice before they use or sell any illegal narcotic.”. Harris is believed to be the largest street-level drug distributor in the Lake Charles area. Task force makes large drug bust. LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Six people were arrested on felony charges during a drug raid on Elaine and Kingsley streets Thursday, authorities said. After "Sam" indicated a positive response to the odor of a controlled substance coming from the truck it was searched and deputies found the powder cocaine, with an estimated street value of $870,000, in 27 bundles the release said. Bond: $150,000. WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Dozens of people are behind bars after the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office spent Wednesday rounding them up in a drug bust. Bond: $12,550,000. Over the past two weeks SWAT team members have done several raids to make the arrests. Allen Desormeaux with the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (C.A.T.Team) conducted a traffic stop on a 2017 pickup truck eastbound on Interstate 10 near mile marker 14 for a traffic violation. Bond: $1,750,000. Many of the people arrested Wednesday were allegedly connected to meth distribution. The latest counts gives Trump’s Democratic challenger Joe Biden a small lead, but the race is still too early to call. The two were the top vote-getters in a field of six vying to serve in the office currently held by incumbent Vic Salvador. • Chad Gladney, 40, Lake Charles: four counts conspiracy to distribute CDS III, three counts possession of CDS I, two counts conspiracy to distribute CDS IV. Bond: $1,500,000. Many of the people arrested Wednesday were allegedly connected to meth distribution. Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea says Tuesday’s election results reflect confidence in the city’s direction. Seven individuals in the series of arrests had bonds set at over a million dollars. Bond: $500,000. I-81 and I-77 meet in the heart of the county, making it easier to get into the community. The 10-month investigation yielded 24 arrests, including the largest cocaine distributor and drug wholesaler in the Lake Area. Lortabs are popular painkillers and Xanax pills are prescribed for anxiety. Elton J. Richard, 42, of Church Point, La., was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center on a charge of "possession of CDS II (cocaine) over 28 grams" where his bond was set at $250,000 according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. • Jonathan Mayo, 28, Lake Charles: five counts conspiracy to distribute CDS II. "A lot of people say we are not winning the war in drugs," said Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso. Within one hour, about 150 law enforcement officers served search warrants at 14 locations in Lake Charles Monday morning within one hour. RPD investigates another pedestrian fatality on Williamson Road. • Jerry Vallier, 50, Lake Charles: seven counts conspiracy to distribute CDS II. • Eric D. Malbrough, 39, Lake Charles: three counts conspiracy to possess CDS II, three counts distribution of CDS II. Elwood Johnson III. • Herbert Slydell, 45, Lake Charles: two counts of distribution of CDS II, two counts of conspiracy to distribute CDS II. I am not, and will not, promise any results. • William Plaster, 33, Sulphur: conspiracy to possess cocaine. Dunagan said the meth they find in Wythe County is coming from Mexico. The driver of the truck was Stephane Baril, a native of Quebec, Canada. All rights reserved. Law enforcement officials from several agencies participated in "Operation 27," so named because one of the principal suspects, 36-year-old Norvell Harris of Iowa, La., has been arrested 26 times. Copyright 2014 WVUE. LAKE CHARLES, LA. A Pulaski man that has been living on town property for 40 years rent free with his family went before the town council Wednesday night. But he says fighting problems like violent crime must be a top priority. CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - On Monday, July 8, the Combined Anti-drug Team (CAT) served 11 search warrants and made 18 arrests for a large crystal methamphetamine distribution ring in the Vinton/Starks area. Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. LAKE CHARLES, LA. According to KPLC: Authorities are conducting what they have called the largest anti-drug operation in the history of Southwest Louisiana. LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Authorities are conducting what they have called the largest anti-drug operation in the history of Southwest Louisiana. Police said the investigation is continuing and additional arrests are expected. Bond: $400,000. • Shanna Franklin, 35, Lake Charles: distribution of CDS III, possession of CDS I. “What the guys did today is dangerous and it takes special people to get out and do that.”. Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea says Tuesday’s election results reflect confidence in the city’s direction. “It’s hard telling how many lives you saved when you do something like this and it’s a result of all of the good work that’s being done by the task force, the sheriff’s office, the state police and the Town of Wytheville," Foster said. Although police say it’s nearly impossible to eliminate all drugs in the community, they say every little bit helps. May 5, 2014 at 9:30 PM CDT - Updated July 21 at 11:43 AM, JONATHAN LEMIRE, AAMER MADHANI, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE, First Alert Forecast: Warming trend continues, rain near SWLA by this weekend. They might think twice before they use or sell any illegal narcotic.”. “When a drug dealer sees other drug dealers going to jail, that’s gotta have some sort of impact on them," said Sheriff Keith Dunagan. The sheriff’s office works closely with community groups to educate and help get drugs off of the streets. Showing Arrest Records 1 - 30 of 140. Bond: $150,000. Martin Gutierrez. Police said the discovery will result in additional arrests. If convicted, each individual faces the possibility of 5 to 30 years in prison. Kevin Hernandez. • David Moss Jr., 24, Lake Charles: conspiracy to distribute cocaine. “I hope that they’ll take light of what’s happened today and see what people have been arrested around them. The false claim, known on social media as #Sharpiegate, came as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was named the winner in the battleground state. The sheriff’s office works closely with community groups to educate and help get drugs off of the streets. RPD investigates another pedestrian fatality on Williamson Road. The subjects arrested, charges, and selected bonds are listed below: Krisjuana Bellow (22 yrs) of Lake Charles, possession with intent to distribute cocaine (16 counts), bond set at $1,750,000, Herbert Slydell (45 yrs) of Lake Charles, distribution of CDS II (2 counts), conspiracy to distribute CDS II (2 counts), $400,000, Jarvis Anderson (38 yrs) of Lake Charles, possession with intent to distribute cocaine (4 counts), distribution of marijuana (1 count), possession with intent to distribute marijuana (1 count), $805,000, Jahmal Gray (40 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (6 counts), $900,000, Spencer Vito (41 yrs) of Lake Charles, distribution of CDS II (2 counts), Jonathan Mayo (28 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (5 counts), $750,000, Gregory Eddie (46 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (10 counts), $1,500,000, Chad Gladney (40 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS III (4 counts), possession of CDS I (3 counts), conspiracy to distribute CDS IV (2 counts), $1,150,000, Jeremy Augustine (28 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (5 counts), $701,000, Shanna Franklin (35 yrs) of Lake Charles, distribution of CDS III (1 count), possession of CDS I (1 count), $30,000, Leo Miller, Sr. (28 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to possess CDS II (1 count), possession to distribute CDS II crack cocaine (1 count), $150,000, Nathaniel Rankins (38 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (5 counts), $700,000, Janette Ecter (42 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to possess CDS II (1 count), $150,000, Eric D. Malbrough (39 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to possess CDS II (3 counts), distribution of CDS II (3 counts), $775,000, Jerry Vallier (50 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (7 counts), $1,050,000, Hayward Lecompte (39 yrs) of Lake Charles, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (11 counts), attempted possession of CDS II over 400 grams (1 count), attempted possession of CDS with intent to distribute over 400 grams (1 count), $4,300,000, Omar Sanchez Arturo (21 yrs) of Houston, TX, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (1 count), Venancio Ortuno (28 yrs) of Houston, TX, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (1 count), $500,000, Norvell K. Harris (36 yrs) of Iowa, conspiracy to distribute CDS II (65 counts), $12,550,000, Hollie E. 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