Louisiana Multi-Agency Operation Leads to 46 Arrests and Drug Seizure

By Evelina Rivers
Published November 13, 2023

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Rapides Parish, Louisiana – Over the weekend, the Central Louisiana Violent Crime Abatement Team (VCAT) carried out a highly successful law enforcement operation.

This joint effort involved the collaboration of various agencies including the Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Probation and Parole, Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Alexandria Police Department. The main objective of this operation was to identify and apprehend individuals involved in a range of criminal activities such as weapons violations, violent crime, possession of stolen property, and illicit drug distribution.

Thanks to the combined efforts of all participating agencies, the operation resulted in: 46 criminal arrests, 100 traffic stops conducted, seizure of 4 firearms, recovery of 2 stolen vehicles, 14 warrant arrests made, apprehension of a homicide suspect, and confiscation of narcotics including 98 grams of Marijuana, 29 grams of Methamphetamine, 44 grams of Ecstasy, 4 Xanax tablets and 50 grams of MDMA.

The Louisiana State Police has affirmed its dedication to collaborating with federal, state, and local public safety allies in order to guarantee the safety of communities throughout the state. If you encounter any suspicious or criminal behavior in your area, you can utilize the Louisiana State Police’s online reporting system. This secure and user-friendly form will be directed to the relevant investigators. To access the form, simply visit lsp.org and select the Suspicious Activity link.