POSTED: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 2:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 2:04pm
Baton Rouge, La — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Narcotics division, along with Warrants and the Emergency Services Unit, conducted a round-up yesterday to pick up various suspects that have been obtaining or attempting to obtain drugs through fraudulent means.
The roundup operation cleared 13 felony warrants and 6 misdemeanor warrants with 9 arrests.
EBRSO Narcotics Detectives have been working with various doctors and pharmacists throughout the area in an effort to track and identify individuals obtaining prescriptions fraudulently. Seven different individuals were identified as using stolen prescription pads or stolen identification information to obtain drugs, primarily pain medication. There is no indication that these individuals were working together.
Detectives were able to attain warrants for the following suspects, and EBRSO teams arrested them during a roundup yesterday throughout EBR parish:
Sharlenitia Hills, 39, Obtaining a CDS (Controlled Dangerous Substance) By Fraud (2 counts)
Latrice Robinson, 42, Obtaining a CDS by Fraud (2 counts)
Yolanda Stewart, 58, Attempting to Obtain a CDS by Fraud (2 counts)
James Williams, 42, Attempting to Obtain a CDS by Fraud (2 counts) and Outstanding Family Court Warrant
Lester James Louis, DOB 31, Obtaining a CDS by Fraud, Theft
Angele Mixson, 37, Obtaining a CDS by Fraud, Attempting to Obtain a CDS by Fraud, Insurance Fraud and Improper Lane Usage
Christopher Contis, 33, Attempting to Obtain a CDS by Fraud
During the roundup, deputies also came into contact with two individuals with outstanding warrants:
Timolin Guidry, 46, Theft
Sabrina Williams, 37, no MVI and no Insurance
All persons were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. During this operation, the warrants division cleared 13 felony warrants and 6 misdemeanor warrants.