APSO arrests two on drug charges

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, narcotics detectives arrested Austin Waite and Michael Terrell on possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal carrying of weapons, possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal use of controlled substances in the presence of persons under 17 on Monday, January 7.

Narcotics detectives executed a search warrant at 11521 Tannis Road in St. Amant after detectives received information that drugs were possibly in the residence.

Detectives located a quantity of marijuana inside the residence along with a handgun and quantity of cash. Detectives also located a juvenile in the residence who was released to next of kin.

Austin Waite, 22, and 22-year-old Michael Terrell, both of 11521 Tannis Road, St. Amant, were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet.

Contributed by Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office