Five Cenla residents arrested on drug charges

By Everything Cenla staff

Five Central Louisiana residents were booked into the Rapides Parish Jail on drug charges after sheriff’s deputies arrested them at a home believed to be a meth lab, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The arrests were made at 469 Louisiana Highway 1206 in Deville. The report indicates the parish’s criminal interdiction deputies used an arrest warrant to enter the property. When they arrived, the five suspects allegedly ran from deputies causing a chase that went through a shed, which deputies reported as being a partially built meth lab.

Deputies caught all five of the suspects then search the building where they allegedly found two additional meth labs.

Those arrested are:

Kristen Futrell, 20, of 114 Maid Marion Dr. Dry Prong

Brala Everett, 20 , of 657 Gene Gunter Rd. Deville

Kyle Giardina,38, of 469  HWY 1206 Deville, La.

Robert Maxwell, 24, of 141 Worwick Rd., Jena

Bryan McCormick,26, of 469 Hwy 1206 Deville

Boyce man arrested on warrant for burglary charges

Robert L. Maraio

Robert L. Maraio, 47, of 84 Vanassellberg Road, Boyce, was arrested Friday, July 18, on charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, harassing telephone language and two counts of flight from an officer, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The charges stem from a July 12 call to the sheriff’s office accusing Maraio of entering a Vanasselberg Road home without the owner’s permission and threatening the homeowner.

After a search for Maraio, the sheriff’s detectives issued a warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into the Rapides Parish Jail and is being held on a $101,500 bond.

RPSO seeks information on 15-year-old missing since July 2

Adrinna S. Quinney

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in locating 15-year-old Adrinna S. Quinney, who was last seen about 6 p.m. July 2 at Skateville on Louisiana Highway East.

She is described as being 5 feet 3 inches, weighing 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a red and pink top, black leggings with black shoes.

Anyone with information should call the sheriff’s office at (318)473-6700 or Crime Stoppers at (318)443-7867.

RPSO arrests 10 on drug charges

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, in its Operation 90-Day Heat, recently arrested 11 people on drug charges, according to Sheriff Charles F. Wagner Jr.

In the last couple of weeks,  agents concentrated on the methamphetamine trade in Rapides Parish.  The following were arrested:

Arrestee: Rodger Belgard, 42

131 Gerald Belgard Road, Deville

Charges:         Possession of CDS II

Possession CDS I

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Felon in possession of firearm

Arrestee: Joseph Gaspard, 30

1701 Tulamore, Alexandria

Charges:         Disturbing the Peace

Remaining after being forbidden

Arrestee: Gail Brown, 46

15 Sherry Lane Deville

Charges:         Possession of drug paraphernalia

Possession CDS I

Possession CDS IV

Arrestee:        Jordan Leopard, 22

4007 Huntwick Alexandira

Charges: Possession of CDS II

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Arrestee:        Douglas Jeter, 46

3231 Marye St. Alexandria

Charges: Possession of CDS II

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Contempt of court warrant

Arrestee:         Travis Augustine, 23

5512 Jube St, Alexandria La.

Charges:          Contempt of court warrant

Arrestee:         Robert Brown, 67

1811 Cavin Cr. Alexandria

Charges:          Contempt of court warrant

Arrestee:         Brandon Lewis, 19

92 Bertie St. Alexandria La.

Charges:          Possession of CDS I

Contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile

Arrestee:         Damien Pierce, 22

2502 12th St. Alexandria

Charges: Possession of CDS I

Contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile

Arrestee:         Jerome Green, 47

2902 5th St. Alexandria

Charges Possession CDS II

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Oklahoma man arrested for online solicitation of a ‘girl’

Donny Ray Hall Jr., 32, of 1509 NW St., Lawton, Okla., was arrested Friday, June 25, on charges of computer-aided solicitation of a minor and indecent behavior with juveniles, according to Rapides Parish Sheriff Charles Wagner Jr.

Hall was arrested following an investigation into the online solicitation of minors. Hall allegedly made contact through a chat room with what he thought was a 14-yar-old girl from Pineville.

Authorities claim Hall identified himself as a 24-year-old man from Alexandria. He allegedly sent nude photos of himself to the “girl” and discussed how they could meet. During the online conversation, Hall’s words indicated he knew of Central Louisiana.

The investigation revealed Hall had friends and/or relatives that lived in Louisiana.

The “girl” Hall was chatting with was actually a trained member of the Louisiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force officer who works with the sheriff’s office.

Assisting in the arrested were the Fort Sill military authorities, the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation and the Lawton Police Department.

Hall is in the process of extradition from Oklahoma to Louisiana to face the above charges.

Wagner said parents should monitor what their children are doing online.

Deville man accused of fighting woman

Jarrod Guin

Jarrod L. Guin, 33, of 63 Nation Road, Deville, was arrested Saturday, June 25, in connection with a battery on a woman and other criminal activities, according to Sheriff Charles F. Wagner Jr.

Guin is accused of fighting the woman, leaving the residence and running into the woods. The woman didn’t need any medical attention. Authorities found him in the woods and made the arrest without any problems.

Guin was charged with entry into an inhabited dwelling, domestic battery, resisting arrest by flight and possession of CDS IV.  In a separate incident detectives had been investigating, Guin was charged with simple burglary, theft and firearm possession by a felon.

He was booked into the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Two Rapides men accused of burglarizing church, stealing cookies and soda

Anthony Barron
John Lasyone

By Everything Cenla staff

Two Rapides Parish men were arrested Wednesday, June 15, for allegedly burglarizing Paradise Baptist Church in Tioga on June 7, according to Rapides Parish Sheriff Charles Wagner.

Anthony Barron, 17, 155 Lena Dr., Pollock, and John Lasyone, 18, 92 Robert Goleman Rd., Elmer, were each charged with simple burglary of a religions building.

Investigators suspect the men went into the church on the night of June 7 and stole some packages of cookies and some cans of soda. They are accused of entering the church by removing the plywood covering from a broken window.

 Both men had been previously arrested for trespassing at another location. Investigators are not looking for anyone else relating to the crime.

Two Pineville men, one Tioga man arrested on burglary charges

Craig A. Ramos

Jeremy R. Scarborough

Richard L. Billingsly

By Everything Cenla

Two Pineville men and one Tioga man were arrested in connection with a residential burglary that occurred June 10 on Rigolette Road in Tioga, according to Sheriff Charles F. Wagner Jr.

Craig Allen Ramos, 17, 108 Pleasant Dr.; Jeremy Ryan Scarborough, 18, 210 Armstrong St., both of Pineville; and Richard Lance Billingsley, 4403 Northup Dr., Tioga, were each charged with aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary. They were each released from the Rapides Parish Jail on a $20.000 bond.

On June 10, the homeowner reported someone had force their way into the residence and allegedly stole various items, including two handguns. After an investigation, deputies, with help from Alexandria and Pineville police, recovered most of the stolen items and one of the handguns. A Llama model 1911 .45 Caliber pistol remains missing.

Anyone with information about the burglary or the missing pistol should call Crime Stoppers at 318) 443-7867 or RPSO Tioga detectives at (318) 641-6000.

Alexandria man arrested on charge of pornography involving juveniles

William A. Perry, 52, 2409 Hill St., Alexandria, is in the Rapides Parish Jail on a charge of pornography involving juveniles after an investigation that led law enforcement officers to him, said Sheriff Charles F. Wagner Jr.

Perry is accused of exploitation of children online. During an examination of Perry’s home computer, officers allegedly found numerous videos that showed young children participating in sexual acts.

Bond has not been set for Perry.

Inmate accused of hiding drugs in his prosthetic leg

By Everything Cenla staff

A Rapides Parish Jail inmate, who is serving a four-year sentence for a drug charge, was arrested Friday morning when officers allegedly found drugs and cigarettes hidden in his prosthetic leg, said Assistant Chief Herman Walters of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Inmate Joe Lewis, 42, of Alexandria, was charged with introduction of contraband in a facility and possession of narcotics. He worked as a trusty in the parish courthouse and nearby buildings, Walters said.

During a routine check after Lewis returned to the jail, Walters said, officers allegedly found smoking tobacco, cigarettes and prescription drugs.


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