17 arrested, 7 wanted in North Shore drug roundup

17 arrested, 7 wanted in North Shore drug roundup
Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office
Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office

WASHINGTON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - An early morning drug roundup in Washington Parish resulted in 17 drug arrests. Seven people are still wanted, according to deputies.

Early Wednesday morning, Washington Parish deputies served warrants to round up accused drug dealers throughout the parish.

"This is our third drug roundup in 2015. We had the first one in February which resulted in multiple arrests. The second was last month when we assisted DEA in their roundup in Bogalusa," said Sheriff Randy Seal. "June 10 was the third one and I promise this will not be the last."

Arrested on drug charges include:

  • Todd Crain, 49, a resident of 9th Avenue in Franklinton. Crain is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. His bond is set at $75,000.
  • Zachariah Pete Crain, 23, a resident of Cleve Kennedy Road in Pine. Crain is charged with Distribution of Schedule I Drugs. He has no bond.
  • Rachel Marquetta Gerald, 36, a resident of Highway 62 in Pine. Gerald is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. Her bond is set at $75,000.
  • Robert Glenn Hanson, 28, a resident of Benard Crain Road in Pine. Hanson is charged with Distribution of Schedule III Drugs. His bond is set at $75,000.
  • Walter W. Hines, 59, a resident of Bogalusa. Hines is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. He has no bond.
  • Chanda M. Holden, 47, a resident of Dogwood Valley Road in Pine. Holden is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. Her bond is set at $75,000.
  • Radonna L. Jackson, 37, a resident of Long Avenue in Bogalusa. Jackson is charged with Distribution of Schedule IV Drugs and Failure to Appear. Her bond is set at $75,000.
  • James David Jenkins, 35, a resident of Highway 436 in Angie. Jenkins is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. His bond is set at $75,000.
  • Veronica Magee, 37, a resident of Dogwood Valley Road in Pine. Magee is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. Her bond is set at $75,000.
  • Talage Wayne Ratliff, 33, a resident of Wilbur Dillon Road in Angie. Ratliff is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs and Failure To Appear. He has no bond.
  • Brie Ramser, 37, a resident of North Border Drive in Bogalusa. Ramser is charged with Distribution of Schedule I Drugs. Her bond is set at $75,000.
  • Jason Carol Smith, 36, a resident of Long Avenue in Bogalusa. Smith is charged with Distribution of Schedule IV Drugs. He has no bond.
  • Clotilde Tompkins, 21, a resident of Cleve Kennedy Road in Pine. Tompkins is charged with Distribution of Schedule I Drugs. Her bond is set at $75,000.
  • Owen Jules Tufts, Jr., 33, a resident of Highway 438 in Mt. Hermon. Tufts is charged with Distribution of Schedule II Drugs. He has no bond.
  • Pamela Marie Warren, 38, a resident of Highway 436 in Franklinton. Warren is charged with Distribution of Schedule III Drugs. She has no bond.
  • Raymond Magee, a resident of Bene Street in Franklinton
  • Deborah Dowdy. a resident of Tylertown, Mississippi

During the roundup, deputies arrested another individual for a child support issue. Adrionne Dewayne peters was taken into custody.

Washington Parish deputies are searching for nine individuals who could not be located in the roundup.

  • Damon Brown, a resident of Cleve Kennedy Road in Pine
  • Frank Congelosi, a resident of Franklinton
  • Sara Cooper, a resident of Franklinton
  • Ashley Hunt, a resident of Jimmy Knight Road in Franklinton
  • Angela Lott, a resident of Frank Dillon Road in Angie
  • Shadrick Mark, a resident of Angie
  • Dee Dee Woodward, a resident of Benard Crain Road in Pine

Anyone with information on the location of any of these persons is asked to notify the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office at (985) 839-3434.

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