EBRSO arrests couple following search warrant
Law Enforcement agents with the Delta Narcotics Task Force, supported by SWAT and K-9, executed a search warrant Tuesday on Chalmette Avenue and arrested a man and woman, and seized drugs, cash and a weapon.
Morrow Payton, 45, and Quinteller Jones, 36, are both charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I (Marijuana) with Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I (Ecstasy) with a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Firearm with a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Firearm in Presence of a Minor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
During the execution of the search warrant agents found the following:
754 Individual dosage units of ecstacy
Approximately 350.3 grams of marijuana
18,000.00 in U.S currency
one digital scale
During questioning Payton made threats toward the law enforcement agent as well as others. Quinteller admitted that she was aware Payton was selling drugs and that she was with him for several transactions.
Both were booked into EBR Parish Prison on the above listed charges.