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One Arrested, One Wanted on Multiple Drug and Weapon Charges

One arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges, information sought in connection with whereabouts of second suspect.

Posted: Jul 31, 2020 11:13 AM

(St. Martinville, LA)-Sheriff Becket Breaux reports that this morning, following a narcotics investigation regarding reports of suspected illegal drug activity, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 1200 block of Cypress Island Extension. Following the execution of the warrant, Deputies located four firearms; 3.5 pounds of suspected high grade marijuana, several jars of THC Wax (a.k.a. “DAB”), several e-cigarette cartridges containing suspected high potency THC liquid, along with various items of drug paraphernalia and packaging material consistent with the distribution of marijuana.

At the culmination of the investigation, Deputies arrested Christine Nicole Cormier, 38, Breaux Bridge, on the following charges:

LA. R.S. 40:966A (1) Manufacture/Distribution Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

LA. R.S. 40:966A (1) Manufacture/Distribution Schedule I CDS (THC Wax)

LA. R.S. 40:966A (1) Manufacture/Distribution Schedule I CDS (THC Cartridges)

LA. R.S. 14:95E Illegal Carrying of Weapons in Presence of CDS - 3 counts

LA. R.S. 14:26 Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule I CDS - 3 Counts

Following her arrest, she was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges.

At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

A second suspect, Matthew Vicknair, 35, is wanted on an active warrant in connection with this ongoing investigation on the following charges:

LA. R.S. 40:966A (1) Manufacture/Distribution Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

LA. R.S. 40:966A (1) Manufacture/Distribution Schedule I CDS (THC Wax)

LA. R.S. 40:966A (1) Manufacture/Distribution Schedule I CDS (THC Cartridges)

LA. R.S. 14:95E Illegal Carrying of Weapons in Presence of CDS - 3 counts

LA. R.S. 14:26 Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule I CDS - 3 Counts

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Matthew Vicknair is asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

(337) 394-3071, or via messenger on the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook.

If you suspect illegal drug activity is occurring in your neighborhood, please report it by utilizing the Narcotics Tip Line

(337) 394-2626. Please help us keep the streets of St. Martin Parish free of illegal drug activity.

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