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APSO: Mermentau man arrested with over $100K in drugs, cash

Posted at 11:05 AM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 12:05:29-05

A Mermentau man was arrested Thursday following a narcotics search which allegedly uncovered over $100,000 worth of drugs and cash.

Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriffs Office say they executed a narcotics search warrant on January 31, at a home on 2nd Street in Mermentau.

The sheriff’s office says they located 3.5 pounds of Methamphetamine, 129 grams of Heroin, 16 grams of Cocaine, 37 grams of Marijuana, 224 assorted pills, 10 firearms and over $5,000 in currency.

The street value of these illegal drugs is estimated at $106,000.

61-year-old Mickey Dale Perry of Mermentau was arrested and charged with the following:

  • 2 counts of PWITD Schedule I (Heroin and Marijuana)
  • 4 counts of PWITD Schedule II (Methamphetamine, Oxycodone, Cocaine, Perio)
  • 3 counts of PWITD Schedule III (Colonaezpam, Diazepam, Carisoprodel)
  • 2 counts of PWITD Legend Drugs (Ciprofloxalin, Tizanidine)
  • Possession of an Unregistered Firearm (Sawed off Shotgun)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Proceeds from Drug Sales
  • Possession of a Firearm in the presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in a School Zone

Perry has been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail with bond pending

Narcotics seized by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office / APSO