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Jan 28, 2010 12:55 PM by Letitia Walker

Iberia Parish Arrests

From Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office:

On January 25th the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop and was able to confiscate illegal firearms from the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was also equipped with police type strobe dash mounted light, siren, and air horn.  The emergency signaling system was fully functional at the time of the traffic stop. 

The driver of the vehicle, Charles Monnin age 21, was arrested and charged with improper lane usage and possession of an unregistered or illegally transferred firearm.  The sheriff’s office is continuing their investigation of the police type equipment and Monnin may face added possible charges. 

The firearms confiscated are as follows:

2 shotguns with illegally modified barrels

1 semi-auto handgun equipped with laser aiming device and ammunition for the firearms.

Monin was subsequently booked into the Iberia Parish Correctional Facility.

 

In the same evening, agents conducted another traffic stop and were able to recover two stolen handguns, a small amount of marijuana, and a black ski mask.  Joseph Badeaux age 29, was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug free zone, possession of a firearm in a firearm free zone, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

Ralph Vital age 17, who was a passenger in Badeaux’s vehicle was also charged with resisting arrest by failure to identify, possession of marijuana, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a firearm, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug free zone, possession of a firearm in a firearm free zone, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

A juvenile, who was also in Badeaux’s vehicle, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a firearm, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug free zone, possession of a firearm in a firearm free zone, and curfew violation. 

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