Three arrested on drug charges
POSTED: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 3:52pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 12:26pm
CENTRAL, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents arrested three men this past Tuesday in possession of high-grade marijuana.
Narcotics agents with EBRSO and LPSO conducted a joint investigation pertaining to the distribution of marijuana. Agents arrested all three men at the Central Wal-Mart parking lot this past Tuesday.
Agents seized 55.4 grams of high grade marijuana and one digital scale. Agents learned that Chevis and Chase provided a ride to Pena for the purpose of selling marijuana to an undercover agent. Pena was also attempting to trade an amount of marijuana for an amount of oxycotin pills as payment to the driver, Chevis, for transporting him.
Chevis Ashton Whalen, 18, of Denham Springs is charged with Principal to Distribution of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and attempting to obtain a schedule II CDS.
Chase Whalen, 20, of Denham Springs is charged with Principal to Distribution of marijuana, possession of drug Paraphernalia and attempting to obtain a schedule II CDS.
Timothy Pena, 17, of Denham Spring is charged with Distribution of marijuana, resisting arrest, possession of drug Paraphernalia and attempting to obtain a schedule II CDS.