Man charged with possession of crack cocaine

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

On May 14, the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division began an investigation into illegal drug activity on Sammy St. in Gonzales, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Major Kevin Hanna.

During the investigation, narcotics detectives stopped a vehicle in which Christopher Pointer was a passenger. During the investigation, narcotics detectives found Christopher Pointer in possession of crack cocaine.

Christopher Pointer, 34, of 38389 Hwy 929, lot 7, Prairieville, was charged with possession of schedule II CDS (crack cocaine), and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where he is currently incarcerated on a $25,342.50 set by Judge LeBlanc.

Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8350 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or by calling Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).