Terrebonne Parish leaders announce arrests, indictments in multi-year investigation into street gangs

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TERREBONNE PARISH, La. (WDSU) — Terrebonne Parish leaders held a news conference Thursday morning to announce that arrests were made and indictments were handed down in a multi-year investigation into street gangs in the parish.

The investigation was called Operation Silent Night, which involved multiple agencies working together to address ongoing gang violence through indictments and arrests, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sheriff Tim Soniet said they noticed a connection in crimes earlier this year involving the same people.

He said it was all retaliation, and is putting innocent people in danger.

Soniet said with Operation Silent Night, the parish is hoping to end gang violence by the end of December.

The sheriff encouraged residents to call the department if they have information on gang activity in the parish.

The following were arrested in connection with the gang activity:

  • Armonte Davis (19 years old residing at 113 Brunet St, Previously incarcerated): Racketeering; Criminal Street Activity, 2 counts Attempted Second Degree Murder; 5 counts Aggravated Criminal Damage To Property; Possession of Unidentifiable Firearm
  • Arvonte Davis (19 years old residing at 113 Brunet St, Previously incarcerated): Racketeering; Criminal Street Activity, 2 counts Attempted Second Degree Murder; 5 counts Aggravated Criminal Damage To Property; Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuan.
  • Ahcory Davis (17 years old residing at 113 Brunet St, Previously incarcerated): Racketeering; Criminal Street Activity, 2 counts Attempted Second Degree Murder, 2 counts Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
  • Xavier Walker (22 years old residing at 601 Prevost Dr, Previously incarcerated): Racketeering; Criminal Street Activity, Attempted Second Degree Murder; 2 counts Aggravated Criminal Damage To Property
  • D’ND Wright (19 years old residing at 111 Al Joseph Ln): Racketeering; Criminal Street Activity, Attempted Second Degree Murder; 3 counts Aggravated Criminal Damage To Property
  • Travon Taylor (19 years old residing at 215 Fairlane Dr): Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity, Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana, and Possession with intent to Distribute CDS I
  • Trevonte Walker ( 19 years of age residing at 601 Prevost Dr): Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity
  • Koby Starks ( 21 years of age residing at 1877 Elsewhere Ln): Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity, Obstruction of Justice in a Homicide Investigation

Still at large with active warrants:

  • Travis Mart Jr (21 years old residing at 193 Nora T Ln): Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity, Attempted Second Degree Murder
  • Raymond Celestine ( 19 years of age residing at 168 Al Joseph Ln): Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity, Obstruction of Justice in a Homicide Investigation
  • Daquan Sylvester ( 19 years of age residing at 151 Solar Trailer Crt): Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity, Obstruction of Justice in a Homicide Investigation
  • Chad Alex (20 years old residing at 131 Al Joseph Ln): Racketeering; Criminal Street Activity, Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of Unidentifiable Firearm

Sheriff Soignet asks that anyone with information on the whereabouts of these four wanted subjects to contact the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985)876-2500 or the Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at 800-743-7433

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