Feb 27, 2014 9:33 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
David Burrell, Jr., 29, 121 St. Joseph Lane Lot #1, St. Joseph, LA was arrested on February 26, 2014 at 3:09 pm for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of Schedule I (MDMA). Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division conducted a search warrant at the address listed above. During the course of the investigation, detectives located 6 MDMA (ecstasy) pills and several packages of marijuana. Burrell was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond is set.
Robert Parker, Jr., 33, 1720 Flory Street, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on February 26, 2014 at 4:27 pm for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, obstruction of justice, and on a warrant for parole violation. While travelling on Highway 90 in the Berwick area, narcotics detectives observed a vehicle with a shattered windshield. Detectives also observed Parker who was seated in the rear of the vehicle. Detectives knew that Parker held an active warrant and conducted a traffic stop. When detectives made contact with Parker, he was seen reaching around in the vehicle near him. A detective advised Parker to stop several times. However, Parker continued searching the rear compartment of the vehicle and in his pockets. A detective then saw Parker pull out a large bag of cocaine and throw the bag into the front seat area of the vehicle. Parker was taken into custody. The bag of cocaine was recovered. Detectives received consent to search the vehicle and located an additional bag containing crack cocaine. Narcotics detectives estimate the total street value of the drugs to be $1,800. Parker was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond is set.