LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - On October 1, 2015, members of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested several individuals suspected of drug activity in Livingston Parish as part of 'Operation: Yep, It's Us Again!'
Sheriff Jason Ard says his team of narcotics agents have been working to build these cases since the beginning of the year.
"Since January 1st, we've been focusing on distribution cases. From heroin to meth to prescription pills to crack cocaine – we've seen a few cases in Livingston Parish. Our goal is to stay on top of it," said Sheriff Ard.
The following were arrested. They are currently the Livingston Parish Detention Center:
- Antoine Grayer
- Marcy Brumfield
- Ashley Prine
- Brandi Breland
- Antrea Scott
- Brandi Herman Blunt
- Rex Minnier
- Victor Sanchez
The following were apprehended during today's round-up and are currently in other facilities:
- Edward McNeely – Distribution of Sch II
- Earl Medlock - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule I (heroin)
- Donald Ridgedell – Principal to Distribution of Schedule II
- Jonathon Knight – Principal to Distribution of Counterfeit Schedule II
The following were not on the round-up list, but were arrested during the round-up:
- Phillip Landry - Warrant
- Joseph Dunomes – Possession Charges
Sheriff Ard is proud to say that members of the LPSO Narcotics Division have been responsible for removing large quantities of illegal drugs from the streets of Livingston Parish. Since July 2012, more than 1,000 arrests have been made related to illegal narcotics activity in Livingston Parish. They have also seized more than $2,000,000 in illegal narcotics.
"We are committed to keeping Livingston Parish a safe place for families. What this team does every day impacts their family – they live here, my family and it impacts all families in Livingston Parish. Their job is to know what drugs are out there, who has them and to stop the flow. It's a 24/7 job. I believe in this team," said Sheriff Ard.
More arrests are expected as part of 'Operation: Yep, It's Us Again!'