January 28, 2017
Counterfeit Money/Equipment and Drugs Found in Hammond Search
On January 18th, 2017, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office (TPSO) Narcotics Division, Criminal Investigations, and the Hammond Police Department’s Narcotics Division conducted a search warrant at a Budget Inn room in Hammond and arrested five persons on various charges ranging from narcotics violations, Conspiracy to commit monetary instrument abuse, Money laundering and Racketeering.
Arrested were Glenn Dufrene (W/M age 38) of Albany, Robin Smith (W/F age 28) of Tickfaw, Jessica Ragan (WF age 38) of Robert, Carla Manzella McGraw (WF age 37) of Hammond , and Matthew Mckinley (WM age 27) of Robert.
Mckinley violently resisted members of the warrant team. Numerous narcotics were recovered including methamphetamines, drug paraphernalia used to ingest methamphetamine and numerous Klonopin & Hydrocodone tablets. Additionally, a large sum of counterfeit U.S. Currency was recovered with the electronic equipment necessary to manufacture counterfeit U.S. Currency.
The United State Secret Service was notified in regards to the findings of this investigation and will further the investigation in the future.