Sheriff's Office reports narcotics arrest

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeffrey Wiley reported the arrests of Byron Howard of Geismar for selling prescription pills.

On Feb. 1, the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division executed a search/arrest warrant at the residence of Byron Howard located at 37211 Cornerview Rd., Geismar.

During the search, detectives located a quantity of a prescription drug, and evidence relating to the crime of distribution of pain medication. Byron Howard was placed under arrest and is currently incarcerated at the Ascension Parish Prison awaiting bond.

Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8350 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).