Rapides Parish Violent Crime Enforcement Operation Results in Over 40 Criminal Arrests

Published: 11-11-2023 | Category: Troop E


November 11, 2023

Rapides Parish Violent Crime Enforcement Operation Results in Over 40 Criminal Arrests

Rapides Parish – Over the last two days, the Central Louisiana Violent Crime Abatement Team (VCAT) conducted a very successful criminal enforcement detail.  This collaborative unified initiative was comprised of Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Probation and Parole, Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Alexandria Police Department.

The goal of the operation was to detect, identify, and apprehend individuals involved in various types of criminal activity including, but not limited to, weapons violations, violent crime, possession of stolen property, and possession/distribution of illicit drugs.  

Due to the multi-agency partnership and the effort put forth from all involved, the operation totaled:

  • Forty-six criminal arrests
  • 100 traffic stops conducted
  • 4 firearms seized
  • 2 stolen vehicles recovered
  • 14 warrant arrest
  • Homicide suspected located and arrested
  • Narcotics seized: 98 grams of Marijuana, 29 grams of Methamphetamine, 44 grams of Ecstasy, 4 Xanax tables and 50 grams of MDMA.  

Louisiana State Police remains committed to working alongside our federal, state, and local public safety partners to ensure safe communities across the state.  To report suspicious or criminal activity in your community, the Louisiana State Police online reporting system is available to the public through a convenient and secure reporting form that is submitted to the appropriate investigators. Citizens can access the form by visiting http://lsp.org and clicking the Suspicious Activity link.

Contact Information:

M/T Casey Wallace

Louisiana State Police

Public Affairs Section

Office: (318) 239-0912