Nine still at large in Acadia Parish narcotics roundup
POSTED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 2:34pm
ACADIA PARISH, LA — Armed with 17 warrants on 13 defendants, agents with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office began arresting defendants wanted on drug charges from the Crowley & Rayne area.
The roundup began at around 3:30 a.m. on July 10.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, charges range from distribution of crack cocaine, Roxicodone, marijuana and PCP. Bonds range from $5,000 to $20,000.
Melancon said that four defendants were arrested during the operation and he is asking for the public’s help in locating the remaining nine.
-Darren D. Roberts, age 43, Rayne. Distribution of Roxicodone and Distribution of Marijuana. Bond set at $10,000.
-Jerome K. Sonnier, age 25, Crowley. Distribution of Crack Cocaine (2 counts). Bond set at $20,000.
-Johnava J. Bellard, age 29, Acadia Parish Jail, Crowley Distribution of Marijuana.
-Gerald Curley, age 54, Kathy Apartments, Crowley. Distribution of Crack Cocaine. Bond was set at $10,000.
Still at large are:
-Willie Batiste, age 22, of Rayne wanted for Distribution of Roxicodone and Distribution of Marijuana.
-David Cook, age 33, of Rayne wanted for Distribution of Crack Cocaine.
-Charlie Evans, Jr., age 32, of Rayne wanted for Distribution of Roxicodone.
-Jimmie Lewis, age 52, of Rayne wanted for Distribution of Marijuana and Distribution of Crack Cocaine.
-Reginald Clark, age 32, of Rayne wanted for Distribution of Crack Cocaine.
-Donovan Robinson, age 29, of Crowley wanted for Distribution of PCP and Distribution of Roxicodone.
-Ronald J. Pomier, age 27, of Crowley wanted for Distribution of Roxicodone.
-Larry Martin, age 56, whose last known address was Egan wanted for Distribution of Hydrocodone.
-Buck A. Caswell, age 41, whose last known address was Evangeline wanted for Distribution of Roxicodone.
Melancon is asking anyone knowing the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to contact the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 788-8700.