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Two Lafayette Men Arrested for Possession of Firearms and Narcotics After Police were Called to Disturbance

Opelousas Police were called to investigate a report of a fight in the 1400 Blk. of Jackson Street .

Posted: Jul 30, 2021 11:51 AM

Opelousas Police were called to investigate a report of a fight in the 1400 Blk. of Jackson Street on July 29, 2021 just before 11:00 P.M.. During the course of trying to disperse a group of persons that had gathered in the street officers discovered two persons in the area who were illegally possessing firearms and illegal narcotics. The (2) were later identified as Dontrevious Ben and Rontrevious Ben who are brothers. Both were charged with Weapons and narcotics violations. Rontrevious Ben was found to be in possession of a firearm that was reported stolen in Youngsville, La. Both men were booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail as follows.

Dontrevious Ben, age 22,  Lafayette, LA., 70506

Felon in possession of a firearm
Illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS
Possession of schedule I CDS.

Rontrevious Ben, age 19,  Lafayette, LA., 70506

Possession of a stolen firearm
Illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS
Possession of schedule I CDS

Opelousas Police ask anyone with any information related to any violent crime to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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