KAPLAN, La. (KPEL News) - Vermilion Parish officials have made two arrests involving methamphetamines in Kaplan following an investigation into suspected drug activity in the area.

Joshua Leblanc of Rayne was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia, and Claire Davis of Kaplan was arrested for distribution of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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Credit: Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office

Narcotics Task Force agents were investigating the activity on Monday, October 24, when they received "substantial information" leading to the search of a residence at 154 Richlieu Circle in Kaplan, according to a release from Sheriff Mike Couvillion.

Credit: Google Maps
Credit: Google Maps


The sheriff's office reminds citizens to call in regards to illegal drug activities to contact the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office or the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit at 337-740-4501 or e-mail the Task Force anonymously at taskforce@vpso.net. Your e-mail will be held in the “strictest of confidence” and replied to in a very timely manner.

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

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