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Two arrested on multiple drug charges in Breaux Bridge

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Posted at 7:07 PM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 20:07:45-05

Two Breaux Bridge residents were arrested Tuesday on multiple drug charge following reports of suspected drug activity, Sheriff Becket Breaux says.

A search warrant was executed in the 900 block of West Pain Street in Breaux Bridge, and located suspected marijuana, suspected MDMA, U.S. currency, packaging material, a 12-gauge Remington 870 Tactical Shotgun, and more. The residence was also located within a posted drug-free zone.

Deputies arrested 30-year-old Tonesha Celestine and 28-year-old Tommy Nedie on multiple charges, including Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS, Violation of CDS Law, Drug Free Zone, Use of CDS in the presence of a person under 17 years old, and Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute CDS.

The two were booked into the St. Martin Parish Correction Center. No bond has yet been set.

If you suspect illegal narcotic activity is occurring in your neighborhood, please report it via the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Tip Line (337) 394-2626. Help us keep the streets of St. Martin Parish free of illegal drug activity.

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