While patrolling the streets of Crowley, officers with the Crowley Police Department observed a wanted person who had been evading officers. As officers approached the known wanted person as well as a passenger in the parked vehicle, officers observed the passenger to flee on foot. After a short foot pursuit, the passenger was detained and the driver, who was wanted on previous narcotics charges, was taken into custody.
“As the officer’s returned to the vehicle with both suspects, they located multiple bags of marijuana and crack cocaine in plain view” stated Chief KP Gibson.
The suspects were identified as Denzel McIntyre, 20 of Crowley and Judson Etienne, 22 of Crowley. Both men have been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail.
McIntyre was booked on 2 outstanding narcotics warrants, as well as PWITD Marijuana and PWITD Crack Cocaine.
Etienne was booked for PWITD Marijuana and PWITD Crack Cocaine. Etienne was also charged with Resisting an Officer.
“The officer’s did a good job recognizing this wanted person and furthering their investigation which led to the arrest of 2 drug dealers in our community” stated Chief Gibson.