Narcotics team nabs 5; seizes guns, cash, drugs

Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division detectives arrested five persons after executing a search warrant in the Ashton area of western St. Mary Parish Wednesday.

Drugs, guns and cash were recovered, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported.

The warrant was served at 2142 La. 83. Detectives reportedly located a large amount of cocaine with an estimated street value of $22,000 along with liquid Codeine, Narco pills, synthetic marijuana, marijuana and drug paraphernalia used in the sale of illegal narcotics.

Detectives also reportedly located an assault rifle, another firearm with an obliterated serial number and over $2,000 in cash.

During the course of the investigation detectives learned that the firearm with the obliterated serial number had been stolen.

Arrested Wednesday at 8:43 a.m were:

Dedrick Wagner, 32, of 2142 La. 83, Ashton, on charges of:

–Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

–Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance

–Possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number

–Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

–Possession of a stolen firearm

–Possession of Schedule II (Codeine)

–Possession of Schedule III (Narco)

–Transactions involving drug proceeds

–Possession of synthetic marijuana

–Possession of drug paraphernalia

Henry Tillman Jr., 22, of 625 Cypremort Road, Four Corners, was charged with:

–Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

–Possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS

–Possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number

–Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

–Possession of a stolen firearm

–Possession of Schedule II (Codeine)

–Possession of Schedule III (Narco)

–Possession of marijuana

–Possession of synthetic marijuana

–Possession of drug paraphernalia

Earl White III, 29, of 114 Jolivette St., Baldwin, was charged with:

–Possession of cocaine with intent to

–Possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS

–Possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number

–Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

–Possession of a stolen firearm

–Possession of Schedule II (Codeine)

–Possession of Schedule III (Narco)

–Transactions involving drug proceeds

–Possession of synthetic marijuana

–Possession of drug paraphernalia

John Conners, 49, of 1272 Big Four Corners Road, Four Corners, was charged with:

–Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

–Possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS

–Possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number

–Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

–Possession of a stolen firearm

–Possession of Schedule II (Codeine)

–Possession of Schedule III (Narco)

–Possession of synthetic marijuana

–Possession of drug paraphernalia

Aquilla Jackson, 27, of 620 Meyers St., Jeanerette, was charged with:

–Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

–Possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS

–Possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number

–Possession of a stolen firearm

–Possession of Schedule II (Codeine)

–Possession of Schedule III (Narco)

–Possession of synthetic marijuana

–Possession of drug paraphernalia

Hebert reported that Wagner, Tillman, White, and Conner are convicted felons. All five were transported to the parish jail and held with no bonds set.

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