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Vernon traffic stop leads to four drug arrests

FROM STAFF REPORTS
VERNON PARISH -- A traffic stop in Vernon Parish led to the arrests of four people, according to a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.
Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft reports that on Monday, the Narcotics Task Force Criminal Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Theda I. Guidry, of Pitkin.
Craft said also in the vehicle were 37-year-old Shannon L. Martin, 37-year-old Tina M. Ingalls and 27-year-old Earl J. Guidry, all of Pitkin, as well as four minors.
"During the stop, the individuals were observed to be in possession of illegal narcotics. The subjects were detained and transported to the Narcotics Task Force Office where they were interviewed and subsequently arrested," Craft said.
Craft said the minors in the vehicle were released into the care of a relative.
Theda I. Guidry was booked on possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, driving under suspension, when lighted lamps are required, open container, public bribery and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under the age of 17.
Martin was booked on possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, two bench warrants, open container and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under the age of 17.
Ingalls was booked on possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, open container and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under the age of 17.
Earl J. Guidry was booked on possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, open container and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under the age of 17.

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