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5 Arrests Made For Conspiracy to Distribute Meth and Marijuana

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5 Arrests Made For Conspiracy to Distribute Meth and Marijuana

Posted: Sep 29, 2021 4:45 PM

VERMILION PARISH - According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Public Information Officer, Eddie Langlinais, the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics-related offenses within the parish.

Within the past several months, Agents have been conducting a long-term operation into the attempted introduction of contraband and illegal narcotics into correctional facilities across the state. In a joint operation between multiple jurisdictions, including Point Coupee Parish and Madison Parish, agents were able to identify a sophisticated organization and several of its members who were involved in the illegal activity. As a result of this investigation Task Force Agents were able to secure arrest warrants after multiple packages were intercepted containing contraband and illegal narcotics. The following subjects were charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule II, (Meth), and Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule I, (Marijuana).

Jonathon Smith
Justin “Poppa Jack” Williams
Pamela Soudy
Kevin Rosette Jr

Arrest warrants were issued for Jacob Smith. A detainer was placed on Smith at the Iberia Parish Correctional Center.

This investigation is ongoing, and more arrests are expected!!

More information on reporting drug activities can be seen at www.vpso.net. Click on Narcotics and fill out the TURN IN A PUSHER information.

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