FBI launches widespread campaign to find Louisiana fugitive

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The FBI is launching a widespread campaign to find a Louisiana fugitive. You will soon see the billboard below featuring Ransom Cardel White, a federal fugitive from Lafayette.

Federal investigators say you will see this billboard along interstates in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, as well as on social media.

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(7/20/2018) Federal agents are looking for a tall man they say is up to no good. The FBI office in Lafayette is looking for Ransom Cardel White. They say he is 6′ 7″ tall, so he should stand out. 

Also know as “Ransom Racks”, agents say he’s worked as a barber. Now, he is wanted for multiple drug and firearms charges.

If you’ve seen White or know where he may be, contact the FBI New Orleans Field Office at (504) 816-3000

Below is the full press release from the FBI office in Lafayette:

The FBI’s Lafayette Resident Agency Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating Ransom Cardel White.     
 
Ransom White, a.k.a. “Ransom Racks”, was federally indicted in the Western District of Louisiana in 2018 with: 
 
– One count of 21 USC 846 – Conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine 
 
– One count of 21 USC 843 – Use of a communication facility in causing or facilitating a drug trafficking crime 
 
One count of 18 USC 922 – Felon in possession of a firearm and forfeiture allegations. 
  
He is described as a black male, age 38, approximately 6’ 7” tall, approximately 200-210 pounds, medium complexion, thin build, and a goatee.  Ransom has been employed as a barber in the Lafayette, Louisiana area. 
 
Last known addresses listed for Ransom White include the Brookshire Gardens South, Subdivision, as well as a residence listed on Madeline Avenue in Lafayette, Louisiana. 
 
Ransom White should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI New Orleans Field Office at 504-816-3000.   The allegations contained in this release and related indictment is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. 

 

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