Three Arrested in Vermilion Parish Drug Sting - KLFY News 10

Three Arrested in Vermilion Parish Drug Sting

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According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

On Friday, July 11th, three arrests were made as a result of a joint narcotics operation by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Unit.

After intercepting a suspicious package, which ended up containing one pound of suspected crystal methamphetamine, agents with Metro Narcotics, and The Vermilion Sheriff’s office Narcotics Unit, along with The Vermilion K-9 division, collaborated on suspects and intelligence gathering. Upon investigating, it was found that the illicit narcotics were going to a residence off of St. Elmo Rd in Erath.

A controlled delivery of the package was made to the residence, and agents from both divisions, along with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office SRT unit, executed a search warrant signed by 15th Judicial District  Judge Ed Broussard. Agents reacquired the pound of crystal methamphetamine which has an estimated street value of $100,000.  More meth was found on the the suspects at the residence at the time of the investigation. Guns, weapons, and suspected drug proceed money were also seized.

Three persons in all were arrested as a result of this investigation.

-          Ron Landry, (dob 9-21-77) of St Elmo St Erath, arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine, illegal carrying of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and proceeds derived from drug transactions. $109,000.

-          Michael Boudreaux (dob 11/18/80) of St Elmo St Erath, arrested and charged with principle to possession with intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine, and possession of methamphetamine. Total bond set at $105,000.

-          Macquline Campbell (dob 11-21-75) of St Elmo St Erath, arrested and charged with principle to possession with the intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine, and possession of crystal methamphetamine. Total bond set at $105,000.

Sheriff Couvillon would like to thanks the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Division for sharing in information, and assistance in this investigation. He would also like to applaud the concerned citizens of Vermilion Parish for their awareness and assistance in helping the Sheriff’s Office in fighting the war on illegal drugs. He  encourages all citizens with information in regards to illegal drug activities to contact the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office or the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit at 337-740-4501 or E-mail the Task Force anonymously at taskforce@vpso.net and your e-mail will be held in the “strictest of confidence” and replied to in a very timely manner.

More information on reporting drug activities can be seen on our Web Site at www.vpso.net. Click on Task Force for this information. 

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