The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division received a crime stoppers tip in reference to a suspect selling heroin. According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, detectives arranged a meeting with the suspect at an undisclosed location.
The suspect, identified as 35-year-old Irvin Mitchell of Convent, arrived at the meeting location and immediately fled upon recognizing narcotics detectives in the area. Detectives later located the vehicle occupied by another male, identified as David Bryant, and located a quantity of heroin and methamphetamine in Bryant’s possession.
Detective’s then searched the vehicle and located a quantity of heroin and a digital scale. Shortly after, detectives learned of a location that Mitchell was hiding and located him and placed him under arrest.
Both men were transported to the Ascension Parish Jail and charged with the following charges.
Irvin Mitchell, 35, of 8247 Pleasant Hill St., Convent, was arrested and charged with two counts possession with intent to distribute schedule I CDS, possession with intent to distribute schedule II CDS, possession of heroin, and drug paraphernalia.
David Bryant, 47, of 18427 Kay Drive, Prairieville, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and possession of schedule II CDS.