L.D.W.F. AGENTS STOP NIGHT HUNTERS, FIND ILLEGAL DRUGS

Release Date: 01/04/2006

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents observed illegal hunting activity near the intersection of Highway 134 and Highway 581 that led to the arrest of four subjects on December 20, 2005.


Agents observed Johnny Earl Fields, 34, Richard Lockhart, 35, Johnny Peeler, 49, and Carneil Anderson, 33, all from Lake Providence, hunting deer at night.  During the arrest, agents found the men in possession of substances the agents believed to be marijuana, powder cocaine and crack cocaine, and $9,498 in cash.   All four subjects were booked into jail and charged with hunting deer during illegal hours with an artificial light, hunting from moving vehicle, hunting deer from a public road, littering, illegal possession of marijuana, and illegal possession of Cocaine with the intent to distribute.


EDITORS: For more information, please contact Lt. Col. Keith LaCaze at 225/765-2988 or (klacaze@wlf.louisiana.gov).