Police grab guns, drugs in Moss Street arrest and other Lafayette area crime news

Police arrest man on gun, drug charges

Lafayette police officers recovered four rifles and drugs from two suspects after responding to a call about a man with a “submachine gun” at an ATM in the 2500 block of Moss Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Lafayette police Cpl. Paul Mouton said.

When officers arrived, the man exited his truck holding a Mardi Gras mask.

Police arrested the man, Arthur Joubert, 28, of Lafayette, and booked him on charges of possession of a firearm by a felon, illegal carrying of a weapon in the presence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

Police also arrested a passenger in Joubert’s vehicle, Victoria Deville, 26, of Lafayette, and booked her on charges of possession of Schedule II narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers recovered four rifles, including an AK-47 assault rifle and a pistol, and illegal drugs. Both Deville and Joubert were booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Police investigating rash of vehicle thefts

Lafayette police are investigating the early Saturday morning burglary of nine vehicles at an apartment complex at 655 Marie Antoinette St.

Police received a report at 5:30 a.m. of two males looking inside vehicles with flashlights at the apartment complex but did not find any suspected burglars when they arrived.

Officers discovered that nine trucks had been burglarized. They said burglars broke into the vehicles’ passenger-side windows to take various items, including electronics, clothing and credit cards.

Anyone with information about the burglaries is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

Arrests posted Aug. 30, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office website:

CURTIS GABRIEL ANGELLE: 31, of the 800 block of Martin Luther King Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

JESSICA M. ARDOIN: 25, of the 900 block of Golden Grain Road, Rayne. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and residential parking permit violation.

DEVIN BENJAMIN: 21, of the 300 block of Lafayette, Lafayette. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

BRYSON BOUDREAUX: 25, of the 300 block of Lebeques Road, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor possession of marijuana and distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics.

PERNELL MITCHELL BOUDREAUX: 21, of the 300 block of Lebesque, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor possession of marijuana and distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics.

Barron Broussard: 18, of the 1200 block of Irene, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace.

ALTON CHRISTIAN: 47, of the 100 block of South Orleans, Lafayette. He was booked on parole violation.

BRANDI RENE COMEAUX: 37, of the 200 block of East Musique, Carencro. She was booked on eight counts of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles; cruelty to juveniles; and misdemeanor issuing worthless checks.

SHAUNI DAIGLE: 21, of the 200 block of Shell Beach Road, Pierre Part. She was booked on hold for the Department of Corrections.

ALEXIS ROSE DOIGA: 22, of the 100 block of North Cimarron Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to use turn signal.

TRACE NOLAN DROUET: 29, of the 200 block of Veterans Drive, Carencro. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.

Reginald Allen Fernell: 32, of the 100 block of Terry Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on driving on roadway laned for traffic; misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; possession of alcoholic beverages in a vehicle; and safety belt violation.

Patrice Melanie Francis: 33, of the 700 block of Chappius Street, Rayne. She was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.

Christopher Jud Hudson: 30, of the 100 block of Roy Street, Lafayette. He was booked on entry on or remaining in places or on land after being forbidden.

RYAN A. KEOWN: 23, of the 400 block of Breaux, Lafayette. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

William Knight: 25, of the 500 block of Country Ridge Road, Opelousas. He was booked on improper lane change (no accident); misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and speeding.

DODY LEUCHART: 39, of the 200 block of Conrad, Lafayette. She was booked on parole violation.

BRAD ELLIOT MARTIN: 39, of the 500 block of Sterling Street, Lafayette. He was booked on probation violation.

TRENTON RABY: 20, of the 500 block of Eraste Landry, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace.

DYLAN JUDE RAMAGOS: 20, of the 7600 block of Cooks Landing Drive, Ventress. He was booked on underage driving under the influence and headlights.

HOPE MARIE RUMMEL: 50, of the 200 block of Bickerton Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on fail to dim lights no accident; improper lane change no accident; and misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

JOSHUA NEIL SAUNIER: 26, of the 10718 block of Wilmer Road, Erath. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule III narcotics.

Dustin J. Serrin: 29, of the 500 block of Delahousse Street, Church Point. He was booked on misdemeanor hit-and-run driving; operating a vehicle with a suspended license; speeding 16 to 20; and switched license plate.

Brandon Rashard Swanier: 26, of the 400 block of Skipper Street, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on seven counts of warrant/bench warrant.

Cody Alen Talley: 27, of the 300 block of Wexford Street, Carencro. He was booked on improper lane change (no accident); misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and no driver’s license in possession.

Taylor Vallier: 20, of the 1000 block of Paul Joseph, St. Martinville. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant and resisting an officer.