10th narcotics arrest made in “Operation Gobble Gobble”

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief
Chastity Lynn Ricard

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Chasity Lynn Ricard, 33, of Coriander Drive, Katy, Texas and formerly of 134 Agnes Street, Pierre Part, La. on narcotics distribution charges related to, “Operation Gobble Gobble.”

Ricard’s arrest is the 10th related to the pre-Thanksgiving operation which targeted large-scale drug dealers. Narcotics agents and deputies executed the warrants in connection with the investigation which has been ongoing for several months.

Ricard was residing in Pierre Part but traveled to Texas in November. Investigators contacted Texas authorities and Ricard was located as a result of tips received from the general public and taken into custody this past week.

Sheriff’s deputies traveled to Texas to take custody of Ricard. The suspect waived extradition and agreed to return to Louisiana. Ricard was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on Friday and charged with:

*Distribution of Alprazolam (Xanax)

Ricard awaits a bond hearing.

Contributed by Commander Lonny Cavalier.