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St. Martinville man arrested on warrant for multiple drug charges, traffic violations and aggravated flight from an oficer

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies with the assistance of Deputies with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office; arrested Bernard “Lil B” Mitchell, IV.

Posted: Aug 27, 2021 7:39 AM

ST. MARTINVILLE, LA - Sheriff Becket Breaux announces that on Thursday, August 26, 2021, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies with the assistance of Deputies with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office; arrested Bernard “Lil B” Mitchell, IV, 20, St. Martinville, LA, at a business in the 2500 block Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette, LA., on an arrest warrant for the following charges:

1 Count of LA R.S. 32:79-Roadway Laned for Traffic (Misdemeanor)

1 Count of LA R.S. 32:104-Turning Movement and Required Signals (Misdemeanor)

1 Count of LA R.S. 40:966A (Marijuana)-Distribution/Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana, or Synthetic Cannabinoids (Felony)

2 Counts of LA R.S. 40:967A-Distribution /Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (Felony)

1 Count of LA R.S. 40:1041-Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses (Felony)

1 Count of LA R.S.40:981.3-Violations of CDS Law/Drug-Free Zone (Felony)

1 Count of LA R.S. 40:969A-Distribution/Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule IV CDS (Felony)

1 Count of LA R.S 14:108.1C-Aggravated Flight from an Officer (Felony)

Following his arrest, he was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and then extradited and booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. His bond was set at $300,000.00.

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