Suspect Arrested in Connection with Methamphetamine Distribution Ring in Iberia Parish

Over the past several months, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Investigative Unit initiated an investigation of a large-scale methamphetamine distribution ring in rural Iberia Parish.

Posted: May 11, 2021 9:22 AM
Updated: May 11, 2021 1:19 PM

Iberia Parish - Over the past several months, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Investigative Unit initiated an investigation of a large-scale methamphetamine distribution ring in rural Iberia Parish. During that time, it was discovered that Lance Narcisse was identified as a key individual in this drug organization.

On the evening of April 3, 2021, a traffic stop was conducted on Narcisse. At the time of the traffic stop, Narcisse fled the vehicle with 2 lbs. of methamphetamine, after a brief foot pursuit the suspect was quickly apprehended. A consent to search of the vehicle was given, yielded $8,000.00.

Lance Narcisse (m, 34 yrs. old) was arrested and booked at Iberia Parish Correctional Center and charged with the following:

LA RS 40:967-A1 Possession with Intent to Schedule II

LA RS 40:1041 Transaction involving proceeds from drug offenses

LA RS 32:71 Drive left of center

LA RS 32:63. A Speeding

LA RS 14:100 Hit and Run Driving

LA RS 14:108 Resisting an Officer

LA RS 40:982.3 Violation of Controlled Substance Law

LA RS 40:982 Second or Subsequent Offenses

LA RS 14:130.1 Obstruction of Justice

Bond was set at $18,000.00 by Judge Suzanne deMahy. Narcisse later bonded out.

In the days following this arrest, IPSO Special Investigation Unit continued their investigation and also seized over $85,000.

Narcisse’s personal vehicle was also seized.

Additional arrests are pending.

Sheriff Romero is proud of the Bureau’s self-initiated narcotics investigation and wants the people of Iberia Parish to know that the men and women of the Sheriff’s Office will continue to fight the war on drugs. We are determined to bring safety to our families by removing this dangerous drug from the people determine to do harm to our way of life. Let’s all do our part in making Iberia Parish a place we all want to live and raise our families.

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