Three arrested after four month drug investigation
POSTED: Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 6:45pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 6:49pm
PRAIRIEVILLE, LA — Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna reports multiple arrests following a four month drug investigation on Sam Stewart Road in Prairieville.
In January of this year the sheriff’s narcotics division began receiving complaints of drugs being sold from a residence on Sam Stewart Road. The preliminary investigation revealed that Eldric “Big E” Stewart was selling drugs out of the home.
During the course of the investigation narcotics detectives were successful in obtaining sufficient probable cause that resulted in a judge signing a search warrant for the Stewart home.
The search warrant was executed at the Stewart home on April 20 where narcotics detectives located Eldric Stewart, Tyler Perkins, and Ahmad Miles in possession of illegal drugs. The search also resulted in detectives locating and seizing a quantity of crack cocaine and marijuana throughout the home.
On April 20, 2012 Eldric “Bit E” Stewart, 36, of Prairieville, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Stewart bonded out of jail on April 23 on a $100,332.50 bond set by Judge Guy Holdridge.
On April 20, 2012 Tyler Perkins, 25, of Gonzales, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of legend drug, and three warrants. Perkins bonded out of jail on April 23 on a $15,000 bond set by Judge Guy Holdridge.
On April 20, 2012 Ahmad Miles, 24, of Gonzales, Louisiana was arrested and charged with misdemeanor possession of Marijuana. He bonded out of jail on April 22, 2012 on a $732.50 misdemeanor bond.
Anyone with information regarding illegal drugs is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8350, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office info line at 225-621-INFO (4636) or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).