NOVEMBER 21, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS – 10
ASSUMPTION – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports
that 10 people have been charged in connection with an ongoing narcotics
Nine of those charged have been arrested while
narcotics agents continue to search for the 10th suspect.
Narcotics agents, uniformed deputies and S.W.A.T.
personnel began arresting suspects early Monday morning as a result of
operation "Gobble Gobble”. The
investigation has spanned over the last several months.
Those arrested and their charges are as follows:
*Brandon Harris, 33, of
150 Pecan Street, Bertrandville, LA, was charged with one count of Distribution
of Marijuana. Harris was already in jail
on multiple drug and firearms charges.
*Kyren Smith, 21, of 115
Fertitta Lane, Napoleonville, LA, was charged with Distribution of
Meth-Amphetamine, Resisting an Officer and Failure to Appear.
*Matthew Elkins, 31, of
121 Washington Street, Napoleonville, LA, was charged with one count of
Distribution of Alprazolam. Elkins was a
prior convicted felon.
*Gavin Bell, 21, of 300
Telegraph Street, Napoleonville, LA, was charged with one count of Distribution
*Theresa Furnish, 52, 128
Oak Lake Street, Pierre Part, LA, was charged with Distribution of
Methamphetamine. A search incidental to
arrest and consent yielded quantities of the prescription drug Suboxone and
Meth-Amphetamine. Furnish was also
charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Suboxone and Possession with
Intent to Distribute Meth-Amphetamine and Possession with Intent to Distribute Alprazolam.
*Wade Paul Rives, 35, of
315 Shell Beach Road, Pierre Part, LA, was charged with one count distribution
of Meth-Amphetamine. A search warrant
executed on Rives’ home noted additional quantities of Suboxone, marijuana and assorted
paraphernalia. Rives was additionally
charged with Possession of Suboxone, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of
*Dontrell Landry. 37, of
134 Ideal Street, Belle Rose, LA, was charged with Distribution of Heroin. A search warrant was executed on Landry’s
home and agents seized a quantity of synthetic marijuana and
paraphernalia. Landry was also booked on
counts of Possession of Cannabinoids (synthetic marijuana) and Possession of
Drug Paraphernalia. Landry was out on
bond on prior felony charges.
*Steven Carcisse, 32, of
408 Owens Street, Napoleonville was arrested and charged with Distribution of
Cocaine. A search warrant was executed
at Carcisse’s home and agents seized quantities of marijuana and assorted drug
paraphernalia. Carcisse was booked on
additional charges of: Possession of
Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. At the time of this arrest, Carcisse was out
on bond for prior felony counts.
*Terrance McBride, 29, of
109 Pugh Street, Paincourtville, LA, was arrested and charged with Distribution
of Crack Cocaine. McBride was out on
bond for unrelated felony charges.
The above suspects have been booked and incarcerated
at the Assumption Parish Detention Center awaiting bail proceedings.
Additionally, agents are attempting to locate and
arrest the following:
*Chasity Ricard – 33, of
134 Agnes Street, Pierre Part, LA, on charges of Distribution of Alprazolam
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Chasity
Ricard are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 369-2912.
Sheriff Falcon thanks the Louisiana State Police, the
St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office
for their assistance throughout this investigation.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at