Interdiction Stop Leads to Arrest of Three
Lafayette- Yesterday in the early morning hours, patrol officers with the Lafayette Police Department conducted an interdiction traffic stop on I-10 at the I-49 exit in reference to a traffic violation.
Officers located three occupants inside the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle 24 pints of Promethazine (codeine syrup) valued at over $113,000.00, was located inside.
The following people were arrested for Manufacture/ Distribution of a Schedule V Narcotic
26-year-old Dentrell Rankins (B/M) of New Iberia,
27-year-old Marcus Alexis (B/M) of Jeanerette
27-year-old Dashawn White (B/M) of New Iberia
Rankin was also charged with Resisting an Officer after he attempted to flee the scene. All three suspects were transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for booking.