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.

April 26

Royon Drante Ward, 22, of the 1900 block of Field Rd., Magnolia, Ark., was arrested by Cullen Police for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Ward told law enforcement that he is out on bond awaiting trial for home invasion in Springhill and is a felony on probation from Arkansas.

April 27

James Wayne Wilfong, 76 of the 500 block of Elton Wise Rd., Shongaloo, was arrested by WPSO for illegal use of a firearm.

April 28

Dedrick Cortez Erving, 31, of the 500 block of N. Main St., Sibley, was arrested by WPSO for aggravated second degree battery on an active warrant.

Tywastia Willis, 40, of the 100 block of Austin Rd., Minden, was arrested by MPD for resisting an officer (false name), possession of Ecstasy with intent to distribute, and an active bench warrant.

April 30

Pearl Gipson Sanders, 78, of N. Collins St., Cullen, was arrested by LSP-G for driving while intoxicated and careless operation of a motor vehicle.

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.