UPDATE: 6 wanted in Monroe gang-related drug bust

MONROE, La. - UPDATE (3/8/17): 6 warrants have been issued in relation to the South 3rd Street gang.

The Metro Narcotics Unit of Ouachita Parish is searching for the following individuals:

Johntarius o. gray

Laderrious Dean

Demarquize L. Ward

Anthony Anderson

Willie B. Cobbs


Quinntavios Crump

If you have any information on their whereabouts, you are asked to call Metro Narcotics at (318) 396-9316 or Crimestoppers at (318) 388-CASH.



A drug bust in Monroe is being considered gang-related.

It centers on two homes on South 3rd Street that undercover narcotics agents have been investigating for months.

Agents say they've bought both marijuana and ecstasy there, after neighbors began complaining about people going in and out constantly

The homes' owners, 57 year old Gary Biddle and 54 year old Ozell Biddle, are married.

They're charged with keeping a disorderly place,  which means not stopping or attempting to control what was happening in their house. 

One of the alleged gang members 19 year old Jarvis D. Dean also is charged.

He's accused of  distribution of marijuana after allegedly selling to the undercover officers.

Other charges include possession with intent to sell ecastasy and PCP. 

The investigation has warrants out to arrest 7 people  for various drug-related crimes.

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