Operation ‘Secret Santa’ hits Acadia

Operation “Secret Santa” began before daybreak on Wednesday as law enforcement officers from Acadia Parish began executing arrests warrants on 17 defendants.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, Church Point Police Department, Iota Police Department and Office of Probation and Parole assisted members of the Acadia Parish Narcotic Task Force with the operation that netted 14 arrests.

Members of the Acadia Parish Narcotic Task Force are still looking for four individuals from the Crowley area:

  • Michael Guidry, Marie Street, Crowley
  • Jeremy Tezeno, DeJean Circle, Crowley
  • Nicholas Davis, Ross Avenue, Crowley
  • Shannon Moore, N Avenue G, Crowley

Anyone having knowledge of their whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 788-8700.

Arrested in Wednesday morning’s operation were:

  • Shabastian Arvie, 25, 500 Broad Alley,

    Church Point, two counts distribution of crack cocaine, $80,000 bond

  • Alex L. Babineaux, 24, N. Wilson St.,

    Church Point, parole warrant, no bond

  • Donavan V. Hebert, 26, Jeanne Street,

    Church Point, distribution of cocaine, parole warrant, $40,000 bond

  • Floyd L. Logan, 42, E. Minix, Church

    Point, distribution of cocaine, $40,000 bond

  • James M. Chachere, 28, N. Wilson St.,

    Church Point, distribution of crack cocaine, $40,000 bond

  • Darion Bellard, no age given, Marie

    Street, Church Point, distribution crack cocaine, probation hold,

    $40,000 bond

  • Cheryl A. Guidry, 51, S. Jackson,

    Morse, distribution of oxycodone, $30,000 bond

  • Johnathon Freed, 29, Huval St.,

    Crowley, manufacturing methamphetamine, $75,000 bond

  • George E. Jones, 23, Loyola St, Iota,

    distribution of methadone, $30,000 bond

  • Eddie Vincent, 47, Paul St., Morse,

    distribution of marijuana, $20,000 bond

  • Shirlana Tralar, 25, Marie St.,

    Crowley, distribution of hydrocodone, $20,000 bond

  • Dwayne L. Campbell, 48, W. Jacob,

    Crowley, distribution of crack cocaine, $40,000 bond

  • Alfred Rigmaiden, 31, W 2nd St.,

    Crowley, distribution of methamphetamine, $50,000

  • Dusty Johnson, 19, M.L.K. Dr., Rayne,

    distribution of crack cocaine, $40,000 bond

Melancon also stated that warrants were also executed on four individuals presently being held in the Acadia Parish Jail.

  • Daniel Solomon, 33, distribution of

    crack cocaine $40,000

  • Donovan Robinson, 25, distribution of

    crack cocaine $40,000

  • Chance Andrepont, 29. Dist of Somas


  • Stefan “Puffy” Coleman, 22 ,

    distribution of crack cocaine $40,000

Acadia Parish Today

Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

Rayne-Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260, Rayne, LA 70578
Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
315 N. Main St., Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

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