Joint Investigation leads to Major Drug Arrest in Lake Arthur



A Joint investigation by the Lake Arthur and Jennings Police Departments led to the arrest of Marquel Robinson, 27, 504 Commercial Ave, Lake Arthur on charges of Possession w/Intent to Distribute Schedule I & II a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon; and money derived from drug proceeds.  Upon the request for assistance by Lake Arthur Police Chief Cheryl Vincent, the Jennings Police Department sent Narcotics Investigators to Lake Arthur to assist in the investigation and were able to obtain a search warrant for the Commercial Ave address.  Located were over 300 Roxycodone pills, hydroponic marijuana; $7,500 currency and a pistol.  The Jennings Police Department and Lake Arthur Police Department will continue its Partnership to conduct drug investigations in Lake Arthur.

Ricky Benoit Benefit



We have received lots of messages recently from our awesome community and the surrounding area of where donations can be sent to help Sgt. Ricky Benoit with his recovery. The Jennings Police Association has setup an Account at St. Martin Bank in Jennings. All donations can be dropped off at St. Martin Bank under "Ricky Benoit Benefit". We again would like to thank everyone for all the prayers. Today was a good day for Ricky in his road to recovery and we are hoping that he gets final approval to be sent to New Orleans to the leading Spinal Specialist Center.

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