ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Three RPSO deputies were arrested Thursday (Jan. 23) after officials received word that they were allegedly bringing illegal narcotics and other contraband into an RPSO correctional facility.
Brandon Anderson, Anthony Luttrull and Patrick Hall (RPSO)
Following an investigation, enough probable cause was developed to arrest the deputies.
Brandon Anderson was charged with one count criminal conspiracy, one count malfeasance in office and one count contraband taken to and from penal institutions.
Anthony Luttrull was charged with one count of illegal carrying of a firearm with illegal drugs, 13 counts of criminal conspiracy, 13 counts of contraband taken to and from penal institutions and 13 counts of malfeasance in office.
Other charges for Luttrull include one count of production/manufacturing/distribution/dispense or possession of CDS 4 with intent to distribute, one count of CDS IV production/manufacturing/distribution/dispense of and CS1 <28 grams, analogues, thereof or counterfeit substances and one count of CDS I production/manufacturing/distribution/dispense of CDS I <28 grams, analogues thereof or counterfeit substances.
Patrick Hall was charged with three counts of malfeasance in office, three counts of criminal conspiracy and two counts of contraband taking to and from penal institutions.
"It's something that we're not going to stand for," said Sheriff William Earl Hilton. "Sheriff-Elect Wood is not going to stand for it. We've been involved in this, he and I together with our investigators all through this. What we're going to do, when we have somebody that's working here that does something wrong, we're going to deal with it and we're going to move on."
RPSO says the investigation is ongoing at this time.
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