Arrest Reports

The following arrests were made by local law enforcement agencies. Minden Police Department (MPD), Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office (WPSO), Louisiana State Police (LSP) and others which are named.

Dec. 6

Kenneth Bernard Whitfield, 58, of the 700 block of Peach St., Minden, was arrested by Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries for possession of crack cocaine.

Dec. 7

Wesley Allen Hanes, 45, of Goodwill Rd., Minden, was arrested by Dixie Inn Police on four active warrants.

Dec. 8

Amber Michelle Howard, 36 of the 15000 block of Hwy. 80, Minden, was arrested by WPSO for possession of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.

Lee Michael Butler, 35, of 5th St., SE, Springhill, was arrested by WPSO for possession of marijuana, Xanax and no insurance.

John Wayne Harrah, 40, of Tillman Dr., Minden, was arrested by WPSO for speeding, no license, no insurance and as a fugitive from Claiborne Sheriff’s office.

Melissa Michelle Moore, 32, of the 1000 block of 7th St. SE, Springhill, was arrested by WPSO for possession of Alprazolam and improper supervision of a juvenile.

Michael Nipper, 34, of the 200 block of 3rd St. SE, Springhill, was arrested by Probation & Parole for a probation violation.

Brigetta White, 31, of Taylor St., Springhill, was arrested by Springhill Police for possession of methamphetamine and an active warrant.

Jeffery A. McCoy, 52, of the 200 block of Madden Mill, Jamestown, was arrested by Cotton Valley Police on two active warrants.

Artie Brown III, 52, of the 400 block of Weston St., Minden, was arrested by MPD for simple criminal damage to property.

Dec. 9

Bobby J. Wiltcher, 37, of the 200 block of Fuller St., Doyline, was arrested by WPSO for contempt of court.

Dec. 10

Sharon Lewis Morse, 54, of Haynesville, was arrested by WPSO on a warrant for contempt of court.

Kelli A. Long, 42, no address, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, monetary instrument abuse and theft of a motor vehicle.

Selwyn J. Young, 50, of the 1500 block of Shreveport Rd., Minden, was arrested by WPSO for possession of methamphetamine and as a fugitive from MPD.

Shawna Lynn Lance, 32, of Hwy. 371, Minden, was arrested by WPSO for failure to signal and resisting an officer.

Cindy Lee McBride, 48, of Plain Dealing, was arrested by Doyline Police as a fugitive from Texas.

Michael Vaughn Johnson, 46, of Emerald Drive, Minden, was arrested by MPD for possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, no license plate and no insurance.

This information has been provided by a law enforcement agency as public information. Persons named as suspects in a criminal investigation, or arrested and charged with a crime, have not been convicted of any criminal offense and are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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