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Welcome to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office News and Recognition page. This section will be used to inform the public about Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office activities and awards as well as provide information about various public safety issues.

Press Releases

Metro Agents Make Marijuana Bust

Friday, May 10, 2002

On Thursday May 9, 2002 at approximately 8:30am Lafayette Metro Narcotics Agents concluded a weeklong investigation with the recovery of 11 pounds of Marijuana with a value of over $26,000. Arrested in the case are 29 year-old Michael D. Chacheie of Houston, Texas and 27 year-old Vertrone G. Senegal of Carencro, La. Both subjects were arrested in the Downtown Lafayette area trying to bring drugs in from Houston, Tx. to be distributed in Lafayette and the surrounding area.

Lt Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office