ALEXANDRIA, La. - The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office made a few arrests in Alexandria and Lecompte this week regarding drug possession and stolen items.
Police followed up on residential complaints of drug activity in the Lecompte area. Deputies attempted to make contact with Gregory Kirk who was in the middle of the road sitting on a bicycle. He fled on the bicycle to a field and then fled on foot.
While running, he threw a bag containing a white substance on the ground. Deputies recovered the bag that contained suspected crack cocaine and arrested him.
Kirk, 19, of 1410 Ford Street in Lecompte was charged with obstruction of a public passage, resisting arrest and possession of CDS II, which is for crack cocaine.
Police arrested Robert Lee Brown, 67, of 1811 Cavan Circle in Alexandria and charged him with a second offense for the possession of marijuana.
According to police reports, deputies were conducting surveillance in the Kelleyland subdivision after receiving multiple complaints of drug use and sales. Deputies say the noticed Brown loitering in the parking lot of a closed car wash that is known for drug activity.
On Wednesday, police investigated the area of 16th Street and Kelly Street. Deputies stopped and spoke with Cleveland Dubroc who they say was increasingly nervous and evasive. When asked why he was acting strangely, police say he told them he had marijuana his vehicle. Police recovered four bags of marijuana from the car.
Dubroc, 55, of 63 13th Street in Alexandria was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
Police also arrested and charged Tevin Tra'von Culbert, 19, 1826 Roscommon Street of Alexandria with improper equipment and the possession of stolen goods over $500.
Police stopped his vehicle on Wednesday on MacArthur Drive for improper vehicle equipment. The vehicle had blue lights attached to the wheels. Deputies say Culbert had numerous brand new items in the vehicle and the driver could not explain why.
Authorities say they learned that Culbert was an employee at a local sporting goods store. When the store's manager was contacted to verify his employment, the deputies were able to confirm that the items were stolen, and he was under investigation for theft at the store.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 14:16:34 GMT
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