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

 On the 7th of January 2021 The Evangeline Parish Criminal Patrol Unit along with The Mamou Police Department, arrested two more individuals for warrants. These warrants are from a two month long undercover drug buy operation, conducted by both agencies.

 Joseph Lefleur

186 Rurichaume street

Ville Platte, LA.70586

W/M Age 46

He was charged with

 LA: RS: 40:967. A.1 Distribution of methamphetamine.

  1. RS: 40:967.C Possession of methamphetamine

 Once Mr. Lefleur was arrested agents located more methamphetamine on his person which led to an additional charge.

Also, on January 7th 2021 The Evangeline Parish Sheriff Department and the Mamou Police Department, located and arrested.

Mitchell Paul Guidry

1356 Reeton School road

Mamou, LA. 70586

W/M Age 35




He was charged with

 RS: 40:966. A.1 Distribution of marijuana

 Mr. Guidry was also in possession of marijuana at the time of his arrest. He was cited and released for that violation.

While Deputies and Mamou officers were looking for these subjects, they stopped a truck on the Lans Meg road at Birch street for a traffic violation. When deputies made contact with the driver, they were advised he had active warrants. Deputies took him into custody and located methamphetamine and ecstasy on his person.

 Silas Sinclair Thomas 

1806 Lou Ann street

Mamou, LA. 70554

B/M Age 30



He was charged with

LA:RS: 40:967 Possession of methamphetamine

LA:RS: 40:966.C Possession of ecstasy

He also had three outstanding warrants.

Sheriff Deputies and Mamou Police officers also received information that a subject was in possession of narcotics. Agents went to a residence on East street in Mamou and made contact with him. When agents were speaking to him, he admitted to being in possession of methamphetamine. Agents seized the narcotics.


Derek Keith Runnels

1200 Railroad street

Mamou, la. 70554

W/M Age 41



He was charged with


  1. RS: 40:967 Possession of methamphetamine

He also had an outstanding warrant.

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 Any person's reporting information will remain anonymous.    

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