Mar 8, 2012 8:12 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests:
Doan Thanh Nguyen 25 yoa
of 8905 Hwy 182, Siracusa was arrested on 3-7-2012 at 12:50 pm for Possession of Synthetic Cannabinoids with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Methylone (Bath Salts) with Intent to Distribute, Violation of CDS Law Drug Free Zone (Recreational Park and Church), Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of CDS, Transactions Involving Proceeds from Drug Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Agents of the Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at the Business of T&N Food Mart at 8905 Hwy 182 in Siracusa. This arrest stems from an ongoing investigation where synthetic cannabinoids were being sold from the business. During the search Agents located synthetic cannabinoids with a street value of approx. $24,000.00, drug paraphernalia, bath salts (Methylone) and two Firearms. Agents also seized $145,024.00 Dollars in U. S. Currency, pending Forfeiture. The Store is located within 2000 feet of a recreational park and a church. Suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.