Search of Home in Eunice Areas Leads to Arrest and Recovery of Several Drugs and Guns

Search of Home in Eunice Areas Leads to Arrest and Recovery of Several Drugs and Guns

Posted: Oct 23, 2020 1:45 PM

According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “The St. Landry Parish Narcotics Team received numerous complaints of drug activity and shootings in a trailer park located at the 4500 block of Highway 190 in the Eunice area. After countless hours of surveillance and numerous tips submitted to Crime Stoppers by concerned citizens, a search warrant was obtained.

During the afternoon hours of October 21st 2020, St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Team along with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team travelled to Eunice to search the residence, vehicles and a fifth wheel camper owned by Magraff Favors.

As law enforcement officers arrived, Magraff Favors noticed the police units and ran towards the rear of his residence. After a short foot chase, Magraff Favors was taken into custody without incident.

The following items were located inside the residence:

· Two prescription bottles: One bottle was labeled Promethazine and the other had a tampered label with no identity.

· One digital scale

The following items were located inside the fifth wheel camper:

· Approximately 1,548, grams (3.4 pounds) of suspected Marijuana.

· Approximately 56 grams (2 ounces) of suspected Heroin.

· Approximately 298 grams (10.6 ounces) of suspected Methamphetamine

· 81 white pills suspected to be Hydrocodone.

· Smith & Wesson M&P 9MM handgun

· Anderson Rifle .223/556 caliber

· AK 7.62X39 black magazine containing (15) cartridges

· 5.56 black magazine containing (6) cartridges

The total approximate street value of the narcotics and weapons is $56,250 and approximately $12,488 cash was found in Magraff Favors’ possession.

Favors was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail under the following charges:

Possession with Intent to Distribute

Schedule I CDS (2 counts)

Possession with Intent to Distribute

Schedule II CDS (3 counts)

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Transactions Involving Proceeds from

Drug Offenses

Illegal Carrying of Weapons in the

Presence of a CDS

Possession of a Firearm by a Person

Convicted of Certain Felonies

“I would like to thank all of the concerned citizens for calling in and submitting tips regarding the suspected drug activity in this area,” stated Sheriff Guidroz. “If anyone suspects any type of criminal activity in their neighborhood, call your local law enforcement agency to voice your concerns or submit your information anonymously to Crime Stoppers.”

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