VERMILION PARISH – Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested two people on drug and weapon charges.
According to Narcotics Task Force Commander Drew David, the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force conducted a narcotics investigation which lead to the seizure of a large amount of illicit drugs within the parish.
On January 28th, agents conducted a sting operation in Kaplan, La on Scott Grigsby of Abbeville, and Angelyn Uriegas of Kaplan. Both parties drove up to the designated location and upon agents moving in to make an arrest, Grigsby attempted to flee the scene, crashing into a Sheriff’s unit. Agents were able to apprehend both suspects. A search of the vehicle yielded nearly 3 pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine, approximately 8.5 ounces of Heroine, Steroids, Cocaine, a 9 mm Handgun, several pills, and suspected drug proceed money.
Grigsby was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute Methamphetamine, possession with the intent to distribute Heroine, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of steroids, possession of a gun in a drug free zone, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and transactions derived from proceeds.
Uriegas was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute Methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Clonazepam, obliterating a label from a prescription bottle, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug free zone, possession with the intent to distribute Heroine, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, and possession of steroids.