On the night of May 5, 2022, while responding to and investigating a domestic disturbance/abuse call, the investigation led patrol deputies from the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) to 10190 Highway 451, Moreauville , LA looking for the suspect. There, marijuana was discovered growing inside, leading to two arrests. Further investigation revealed that the marijuana was grown, dried and packaged there. Marijuana, firearms, grow equipment and cash were seized.
George Edward Dupont, 36, of Moreauville, LA, was arrested and convicted for the offense of growing marijuana. In the early hours of May 6, 2022, he was booked into APSO DC-1 in Marksville. His bail was set at $25,000.00. He broke his ties and was released the same day.
John E. Dupont, 38, of Moreauville, was arrested and convicted for the offenses of cultivation of marijuana, cruelty to minors (non-violent) and possession of firearms in the presence of controlled dangerous substances. In the early hours of May 6, 2022, he was booked into APSO DC-1 in Marksville. His bail was set at $25,000.00. He broke his ties and was released the same day. Sheriff David L. Dauzat would also like to thank the dedicated professional law enforcement officers who work 24/7 to remove illegal drugs from our streets, apprehend these offenders and remove them safely. streets of our parish.