St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz has announced, via a press release, the recent creation of their Street Crime Unit as a way to get illegal guns and drugs off the streets of their parish.

Guidroz references a recent traffic stop on April 14th that resulted in the confiscation of a gun by a man they alleged was selling drugs.

You might remember the story of Logan Kennedy's arrest. KPEL reported several days ago that the man was arrested on several charges after he was found to be in possession of marijuana along with THC oil. We reported that he would not speak to the arresting deputies other than to say, "I plead the fifth" as they were slapping the cuffs on his wrists.

Guidroz says,

I am proud to update our citizens on our newly formed Street Crime Unit created to remove weapons and drugs off of our streets. The team has been busy the last 30 days! They have removed seventeen weapons off the streets of St. Landry Parish along with illegal drugs.

He adds, in all, in the last month they have confiscated fifteen semiautomatic weapons, one revolver and one shotgun.

At the time that they pulled Kennedy's vehicle over, a juvenile sitting in the passenger's seat was also found to be in possession of some Methamphetamine along with a pod of the THC oil.

Guidroz says the deputies removed the following from Kennedy's car:

 

  • Twenty-one prepackaged bags of Marijuana
  • Eight one gram pods of THC oil
  • A digital scale
  • A Ruger 9mm firearm
  • A box of clear sandwich bags

 

The Sheiff is hoping that anyone who knows anything about crime, would pick up the phone and call St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS (8477). You do not have to give an information about yourself. You can also anonymously report information by using the P3 app on your phone.

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