LPSO books several more on illegal narcotic charges

Investigations and surveillance by detectives with the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office resulted in several arrests on illegal narcotic charges during the past week, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin.
On Monday, July 15th, LPSO detectives learned of a narcotic transaction set to take place at the Jena City Park.
Detectives set up surveillance, and after its completion made a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet Tahoe involved in the distribution. The stop was made on US Hwy 84 at Third St. resulting in the arrest of Kristen Sharbono, age 29, of Jena, after evidence was obtained of Sharbono selling prescription drugs.
Subsequently, Sharbono was transported to the LaSalle Parish Jail and booked on the charges of distribution of CDS III – suboxone and distribution of a legend drug.
Working with LP&P
On Tuesday, July 16th, LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives accompanied Louisiana Probation and Parole as they visited several homes throughout the parish of individuals under supervision.
These visits resulted in the arrests of five people on numerous felony drug charges and one other for an outstanding warrant.
Caravious Wallace, age 21, of Jena, charged with manufacture of CDS I – marijuana.
Charles Gunn, age 35, of Jena, possession of CDS II – methamphetamine, possession of CDS I – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Raymond Thomas, age 48, of Jena, possession of CDS II – methamphetamine, possession of CDS I – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Christopher Morris, age 39, of Olla, possession of CDS II – methamphetamine, possession of CDS IV – alprazolam, and warrant for felony theft.
Cherridy Seamans, age 42, of Tullos, possession of CDS IV – alprazolam, possession of CDS IV – clonazepam, and possession of CDS I – marijuana.
Melinda Rainey, age 43, of Olla, warrant for misdemeanor theft.
Sheriff Franklin commended the detectives involved in these narcotic arrests noting that the LPSO continue its crack-down on anyone who would attempt to sell illegal narcotics in the parish.
“Our detectives do a great job in keeping our communities free of illegal drugs,” Franklin said. “And our citizens are faithful to helping us by being our eyes and ears out there, and reporting any suspicious activities.”