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TRAFFIC STOP AND SEARCH WARRANT ARRESTS

Sheriff Charles R. Guillory, of the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office releases the following:

On the 11th of January 2021 The Evangeline Parish Sheriff Departments Criminal Patrol Unit, stopped a car for a traffic violation. When deputies approached the car, they see the subjects inside smoking a cigarette laced with PCP. The passenger in the car became very combative with deputies. The subjects were both taken into custody and charged as follows.

Corey Griffin

713 Parkview street

Ville Platte, LA. 70586

B/M Age 44

He was charged with.

LA:RS: 40:967.C Possession of PCP

LA: 14:108 Resisting an officer

LA: RS: 32:79 Improper lane usage

Also, on the 11th of January 2021 Deputies with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff Department, conducted a search warrant on a residence located at 410 North Latour. While deputies were searching the residence, they located PCP, marijuana and a hand gun. This led to the following action.

Herman Soileau

410 North Latour

Ville Platte, LA. 70586

B/M Age 35

He was charged with.

LA:RS: 40:966. C.1 Possession with intent to distribute marijuana

LA:RS: 40:967. C.1 Possession with intent to distribute PCP

LA:RS: 40:969.C Possession of Alprazolam

LA:RS: 14:95. E Possession of firearm in presence of CDS

LA:RS: 40:1023 Possession of drug paraphernalia

Shamus Hilton Leday

318 Court Street

Ville Platte, LA. 70586

B/M Age 42

He was charged with

LA:RS: 14:108.2 Resisting an officer with force and violence 4 counts

LA:RS: 40:967.C Possession of PCP

As always, Sheriff Charles R Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person's reporting information will remain anonymous.

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