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Narcotics Arrests - Monday, July 17, 2017

DATE:            MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS



BERTRANDVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrests of Terrence J. Holmes, 27, of 146 Jones Street, Bertrandville, LA and Craig Jerome Herbert, Jr., of 211 Lucky Street, Plattenville, LA, on drug related charges following an investigation by sheriff’s deputies on Saturday.

At approximately 12 noon on Saturday, deputies responded to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle parked at a vacant residence on Southall Street in Bertrandville.  Upon arrival, deputies observed two vehicles parked at the residence.  Deputies proceeded to interview the drivers of both vehicles, identified as Holmes and Herbert.

As a result of those interviews, deputies requested the presence of a K-9 unit.  The K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of both vehicles and alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics on both vehicles.  Deputies then searched both vehicles.  During the search of Herbert’s vehicle, officers located quantities of Xanax, marijuana, meth-amphetamine and assorted paraphernalia.  Herbert was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was booked on counts of:

            *Possession of Xanax

            *Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

            *Possession of Meth-Amphetamine

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Fugitive Warrant from Ascension Parish

During the search of the vehicle occupied by Holmes, Deputies recovered a quantity of schedule II controlled dangerous substances.  Holmes was placed under arrest on charges of:

            *Possession of Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substances

Holmes also faces a parole violation for a previous felony conviction.

Herbert was incarcerated in lieu of $122,500 bond.

Bond on Holmes was set at $25,000 for the narcotics charge but he is being held without bond for the parole violation.


For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


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