Nine of those charged have been arrested while narcotics agents continue to search for the 10th suspect.

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that 10 people have been charged in connection with an ongoing narcotics distribution investigation.

Nine of those charged have been arrested while narcotics agents continue to search for the 10th suspect.

Narcotics agents, uniformed deputies and S.W.A.T. personnel began arresting suspects early Monday morning as a result of operation “Gobble Gobble.” The investigation has spanned over the last several months.

Those arrested and their charges are as follows:

*Brandon Harris, 33, of 150 Pecan Street, Bertrandville, LA, was charged with one count of Distribution of Marijuana. Harris was already in jail on multiple drug and firearms charges.

*Kyren Smith, 21, of 115 Fertitta Lane, Napoleonville, LA, was charged with Distribution of Meth-Amphetamine, Resisting an Officer and Failure to Appear.

*Matthew Elkins, 31, of 121 Washington Street, Napoleonville, LA, was charged with one count of Distribution of Alprazolam. Elkins was a prior convicted felon.

*Gavin Bell, 21, of 300 Telegraph Street, Napoleonville, LA, was charged with one count of Distribution of Marijuana.

*Theresa Furnish, 52, 128 Oak Lake Street, Pierre Part, LA, was charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine. A search incidental to arrest and consent yielded quantities of the prescription drug Suboxone and Meth-Amphetamine. Furnish was also charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Suboxone and Possession with Intent to Distribute Meth-Amphetamine and Possession with Intent to Distribute Alprazolam.

*Wade Paul Rives, 35, of 315 Shell Beach Road, Pierre Part, LA, was charged with one count distribution of Meth-Amphetamine. A search warrant executed on Rives’ home noted additional quantities of Suboxone, marijuana and assorted paraphernalia. Rives was additionally charged with Possession of Suboxone, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

*Dontrell Landry. 37, of 134 Ideal Street, Belle Rose, LA, was charged with Distribution of Heroin. A search warrant was executed on Landry’s home and agents seized a quantity of synthetic marijuana and paraphernalia. Landry was also booked on counts of Possession of Cannabinoids (synthetic marijuana) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Landry was out on bond on prior felony charges.

*Steven Carcisse, 32, of 408 Owens Street, Napoleonville was arrested and charged with Distribution of Cocaine. A search warrant was executed at Carcisse’s home and agents seized quantities of marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia. Carcisse was booked on additional charges of: Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. At the time of this arrest, Carcisse was out on bond for prior felony counts.

*Terrance McBride, 29, of 109 Pugh Street, Paincourtville, LA, was arrested and charged with Distribution of Crack Cocaine. McBride was out on bond for unrelated felony charges.

The above suspects have been booked and incarcerated at the Assumption Parish Detention Center awaiting bail proceedings.

Additionally, agents are attempting to locate and arrest the following:

*Chasity Ricard – 33, of 134 Agnes Street, Pierre Part, LA, on charges of Distribution of Alprazolam

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Chasity Ricard are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 985-369-2912.

Sheriff Falcon thanks the Louisiana State Police, the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office for their assistance throughout this investigation.

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