Sheriff Sam Craft reported that on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force Criminal Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was being operated by Theda I. Guidry, 29, of Pitkin. Also in the vehicle were Shannon L. Martin, 37, Tina M. Ingalls, 37, and Earl J. Guidry, 27, all of Pitkin.

Sheriff Sam Craft reported that on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force Criminal Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was being operated by Theda I. Guidry, 29, of Pitkin.

Also in the vehicle were Shannon L. Martin, 37, Tina M. Ingalls, 37, and Earl J. Guidry, 27, all of Pitkin.

In addition to the four adults, four minor children were also inside the vehicle.

During the stop, officers observed the presence of illegal narcotics that belonged to the adults.

The subjects were detained and transported to the Narcotics Task Force Office, where they were interviewed and subsequently arrested.

Theda I. Guidry was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, driving under suspension, when lighted lamps are required, open container, public bribery, and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under 17.

Martin was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, two counts bench warrant, open container, and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under 17.

Ingalls was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, open container, and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under 17.

Earl J. Guidry was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, open container, and four counts of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under 17. 

The minors who were in the vehicle were released into the care of a relative.