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Sheriff Executes Opelousas Drug Arrest

FROM THE DESK OF SHERIFF BOBBY J. GUIDROZ

Phone 337-948-6516 Fax 337-407-9458

Press Release: February 5, 2024

ARRESTED:
Hattie Marie Savoy, age 35
White / Female
230 Pine Loop
Opelousas, LA., 70570

CHARGES:
Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule III CDS (Suboxone)
Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)
Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (THC Wax)
Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (THC Moon Rocks)
Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS
Illegal Use of a CDS in the Presence of Persons Under 17 years-of-age (3 counts)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

BOND: $15,500

DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE COMPLAINT LEADS TO DRUGS AND WEAPON ARREST IN OPELOUSAS

According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “During the night hours on February 4, 2024 deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to 230 Pine Loop regarding a domestic disturbance.  During the domestic investigation, it was learned that Hattie Savoy, who resided at the residence, was in possession of a large amount of marijuana and a firearm.”

Upon receiving this information, narcotics detectives, along with patrol deputies, returned to 230 Pine Loop and made contact with Hattie Savoy. After obtaining verbal permission on video, a search of the residence was completed.  During the search, detectives located one Smith and Wesson 9 mm handgun, 1-¼ pounds of suspected marijuana, 7 ounces of THC Wax and 60 Suboxone strips.   Savoy admitted that all of the narcotics were ordered from California on her cellular telephone, and also admitted that she was distributing the marijuana.   

On February 5, 2024, Hattie Marie Savoy was transported to the St. Landry Parish Jail and charged with the following:

⦁ Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule III CDS (Suboxone);
⦁ Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana);
⦁ Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (THC Wax);
⦁ Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (THC Moon Rocks);
⦁ Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS;
⦁ Illegal Use of a CDS in the Presence of Persons Under 17 years-of-age (3 counts); and
⦁ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Anyone with information about illegal drug activity is encouraged to call the St. Landry Parish Sheriff Department’s Drug Hotline at 337-948-0970 or 948-1030. All callers remain anonymous and the information is kept strictly confidential.

You may also call Crime Stoppers at 337-948-TIPS, download the P3 app on your mobile device or simply dial **TIPS on your mobile phone to tip. All calls are anonymous and you can earn a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

This is Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.