Agents Arrest Theriot Man for Drug Possession in Terrebonne Parish

Published 2:57 pm Monday, October 3, 2022

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested a Theriot man for alleged illegal drug possession in Terrebonne Parish on Sept. 25.

Agents arrested Justin Griffin, 36, for illegal possession of a schedule II narcotic and booked him into the Terrebonne Parish Jail.

Agents were on patrol near Oyster Bayou in the Gulf of Mexico when they observed a shrimp vessel.  Agents boarded the vessel for a license and compliance check and found Griffin in possession of methamphetamine.

Possession of methamphetamine brings up to a $5,000 fine and two years in jail.

Agents participating in the case are Agent Troy Autin, Corporal Jeremy Foret and Sgt. Gerald Sander.