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Steven P. Maddox and Billy C. Pope. (Special to the American Press)<br>

Steven P. Maddox and Billy C. Pope. (Special to the American Press)

Belinda S. Blessing and Delroy Clarke. (Special to the American Press)<br>

Belinda S. Blessing and Delroy Clarke. (Special to the American Press)

Iowa woman facing 568 drug charges (with arrest reports)

Last Modified: Friday, March 22, 2013 3:43 PM

Special to the American Press

A 43-year-old Iowa woman has been charged with 375 counts of obtaining a prescription drug by fraud and 193 counts of prohibited acts all schedules, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said Sherri J. Logan, 6675 U.S. 90, Lot No. 40, was arrested on Thursday.

McGee said Logan obtained over 28,385 prescription pills by utilizing numerous blank prescriptions from a local doctor she worked for and also called out numerous prescriptions to local pharmacies without the doctor’s authorization.

Judge Robert Wyatt set Logan’s bond at $30,000.



Sulphur man charged with felony carnal knowledge

A 18-year-old Sulphur man has been charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said Steven P. Maddox, 104 E. Lyons St., was arrested Thursday.

“We received a report of a 14-year-old girl who ran away from home,” McGee said Friday in a news release. “During the investigation, detectives discovered Maddox had picked the juvenile up from her home and brought her to his home where they engaged in sexual acts.”

McGee said Maddox confirmed the allegations when questioned by detectives.

He was released on a $15,000 set by Judge Robert Wyatt.

Moss Bluff woman charged with cruelty to a juvenile

A 39-year-old Moss Bluff woman has been charged with cruelty to a juvenile after allegedly abusing an 11-year-old family member, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said Belinda S. Blessing, 384 Victoria Drive, was arrested Wednesday.

“On March 4, deputies were dispatched to a local middle school after receiving a complaint from school officials regarding Blessing physically abusing an 11-year-old family member, who is a student at the school,” McGee said Friday in a news release. “Deputies discovered Blessing struck the victim in the face with a hair brush, causing severe bruising and swelling to her eye.”

McGee said Blessing confirmed the allegations when questioned by detectives.

Judge Robert Wyatt set her bond at $10,000.




Lake Charles couple facing drug charges

A Lake Charles man and woman are facing numerous charges after a drug raid, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said 26-year-old James Williams and 23-year-old Lanisha Bellard, both of 4429 Lake Fairway Drive, were arrested March 15 after detectives with the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force and the SWAT Team executed a search warrant at their home.

“As the Sheriff’s Anti-Crime and Tactics Team entered the home, they discovered three small children under the age of 3 years old who had been left unattended,” McGee said Friday in a news release.

McGee said the following was found in the house: approximately 308 grams of marijuana, 36 Xanax pills, 56 Concerta pills, numerous items of drug paraphernalia, five firearms, eight loaded AR-15 magazines, military body armor and over $5,000 in cash.

McGee said some of the weapons were reported stolen.

“Williams was located and arrested in his vehicle while heading back to his home and Bellard was located and arrested on Gordon Woods Drive, one road south of Lake Fairway Drive,” McGee said.

Williams and Bellard were charged with five counts of possession of a firearm in the presence of drugs, two counts of possession of a stolen firearm, three counts of drug possession in the presence of juvenules, two counts of drug possession with intent to distribute, one count of drug possession and one count of possesssion of drug paraphernalia.

Williams was also arrested on two active warrants for marijuana distribution and charged with unlawful possession of body armor.

Bellard was also arrested on one active warrants for marijuana distribution, was also charged with three counts of desertion

Judge Michael Canaday set Williams’ bond at $361,000 and Bellard’s at $266,000.

McGee said the children were removed from the home and placed with family members.




Sulphur man accused of stealing aluminum, scrap metal

A 54-year-old Sulphur man has been charged with theft, simple burglary and criminal trespassing, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said Stuart B. Cormier, 2930 U.S. 90 West, Lot No. 14, was arrested March 18.

“Deputies were dispatched to a business on North Post Oak Road in Sulphur in reference to a suspicious person,” McGee said Friday in a news release. “Cormier was there with his truck and had a 4-wheeler stuck in the mud on the business property.”

McGee said Cormier admitted he was on the property stealing aluminum pipe and scrap metal.

Judge Robert Wyatt set Cormier’s bond at $8,500.

Deputy Larry Cormier was the arresting deputy and detective Michael Connor was the lead investigator.




Sulphur man charged with theft, burglary

A 39-year-old Sulphur man has been charged with two counts of theft over $1,500 and two counts of simple burglary, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said Billy C. Pope, 724 1/2 E. Lyons St., was arrested Tuesday after allegedly breaking into a local car dealership in Sulphur and stealing items from vehicles on the lot.

McGee said Pope, an employee at the dealership, was stealing stereo equipment and other items from vehicles that were repossessed or vehicles that were going up for auction.

McGee said Pope confirmed the allegations when questioned by detectives.

“During further investigation, detectives searched Pope’s home and recovered numerous amounts of stereo equipment and other items, valued at over $15,000, believed to come from vehicles at the local dealership,” McGee said Friday in a news release.

Judge Robert Wyatt set Pope’s bond at $15,000.

Detective David Doucett was lead investigator.


Texas man charged with possession of a stolen vehicle

A 39-year-old Texas man has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman James McGee said Delroy Clarke, Richmond, Texas, was arrested Tuesday morning following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 near Vinton.

“The Combined Anti-Drug Task Force ran the license plate of the minivan through national computer system and the detective discovered the minivan had been reported stolen in September 2012 by the Montgomery Alabama Police Department,” McGee said Friday in a news release.

Clarke was released on Wednesday after posting the $5,500 bond set by Judge Robert Wyatt.




Additional Arrests

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

• David Wayne Guillory, 39, 1814 O’Brien St. — inciting to riot, resisting arrest. Bond: $4,000.

Jarrett Amos Coleman, 22, 2905 General Wainwright Drive — second-degree battery. Bond: $25,000.

Blake Steven McDaniel, 32, 2300 Greenlawn St. — simple burglary. Bond: $5,000.

Elianise Belzinord, 29, 4249 5th Avenue — bank fraud.

Whitney Brown, 24, 612 Block St. — identity theft, simple battery, unauthorized use of an access card over $500, issuing worthless checks under $500. Bond: $20,100.

Randal Craig Ardoin, 42, 6031 Adel Road — creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory, two counts of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jason Wayne Chapman, 33, 4011 Carlyss Drive, No. 45, Sulphur — theft $500 to $1,500. Bond: $5,000.

Jennifer Meche Chapman, 32, 4011 Carlyss Drive, No. 45, Sulphur — theft $500 to $1,500, first-offense marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction of justice. Bond: $6,500.

William Thomas Cirkus, 26, 1438 W. Pine Meadows — drug possession, first-offense marijuana possession. Bond: $20,000.

David James Cormier, 42, 20465 Bourque Road, Iowa — contempt of court, creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory, drug possession with intent to distribute, two counts of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $15,500.

James Christopher Ledoux, 48, 4128 Thompson Road, Sulphur — violating a protective order. Bond: $1,500.


The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

Kymberly McMillian, 22, Merryville — three counts of drug possession. Bond: $4,500.

Kirk McCarver, 17, Merryville — three counts of drug possession. Bond: $4,500.

Barney Gordon, 20, Merryville — three counts of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $6,000.

Cody Thompson, 18, DeRidder — drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $3,000.

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