Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested Roseland residents Willie I. Rhodus Jr. (42) and Shelia R. Hutchins (46), for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm while possession of illegal narcotics, and violating wildlife management area (WMA) regulations.
Agents were on patrol when they found the subjects in a vehicle riding in a restricted area on the Sandy Hollow WMA. Agents' investigation resulted in the charges and bookings into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail.
Rhodus Jr. was also cited for driving a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and with a cancelled license plate. Hutchins also has six outstanding arrest warrants for writing bad checks.
Agents participating in the case are Sgt. Toby Miller and Senior Agent Lee Davis.