Four Subjects Arrested on Weapons and Narcotics Charges

The Franklin Police Department received information that a subject with a warrant was at a residence on Ninth Street on August 18, 2020, at approximately 6:10 PM.

Posted: Aug 19, 2020 1:26 PM

The Franklin Police Department received information that a subject with a warrant was at a residence on Ninth Street on August 18, 2020, at approximately 6:10 PM. Franklin Police Department officers arrived at the residence, walked to the rear of the residence in an attempt to locate the wanted subject, and observed in plain view illegal narcotics and weapons. One subject fled the scene on foot and the other subjects were detained. Upon further investigation, the Franklin Police Department located six (6) weapons, illegal narcotics, and four (4) subjects have been arrested. Investigation efforts continue.

The Franklin Police Department responded to 6 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests:

Darien Mitchell, 23, of  New Iberia, LA, was arrested on August 18, 2020, at 10:18 PM, on the charges of possession of drug paraphernalia - 2 counts, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, possession of schedule I narcotics (marijuana), possession of schedule I narcotics with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a firearm - 6 counts, and possession of a stolen firearm. Mitchell was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at the time of press release.

Dereke Guilbeau, Jr., 23, of Franklin, LA, was arrested on August 18, 2020, at 10:18 PM, on the charges of possession of drug paraphernalia - 2 counts, possession of schedule I narcotics (marijuana), contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile - 2 counts, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a firearm - 6 counts. Guilbeau was booked, processed, and released on a $7,500.00 bond.

Davien Burrell, 19, of AJeanerette, LA, was arrested on August 18, 2020, at 10:18 PM, on the charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a firearm - 6 counts, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile - 2 counts, possession of drug paraphernalia - 2 counts, possession of schedule I narcotics (marijuana), and possession of a stolen firearm. Burrell was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at the time of press release.

Devin Allen, 19, of  Jeanerette, LA, was arrested on August 18, 2020, at 10:18 PM, on the charges of possession of schedule I narcotics (marijuana), possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a firearm - 6 counts, possession of a stolen firearm, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile - 2 counts, and possession of drug paraphernalia - 2 counts. Allen was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at the time of press release.

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