Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley reports that on Friday, August 7, narcotics detectives, along with Louisiana State Police, executed a search warrant on a residence located at 411 Houmas Street in Donaldsonville that led to the arrest of one, and two being sought.
Narcotics Detectives conducted an investigation over the past several months into drug trafficking. According to Sheriff Wiley, upon execution, the residence was unoccupied. Detectives noted the smell of marijuana emitting from a neighboring residence, 407 Houmas
Detectives knocked on the door and Trevon Thompson, 21, fled from the rear of the residence but was apprehended a short foot pursuit.
As detectives continued to search the residence at 411 Houmas Street, they located three pounds of synthetic marijuana, spray bottles with synthetic chemicals, scales, a rifle, and documents that confirmed Thompson and another subject, Jason Sanchez, having ties to the residence.
Sheriff Wiley added that the chemicals found, along with the spray bottles, and other materials found in the 411 Houmas Street residence were pre-cursers that support the creation of a clandestine lab.
Detectives also conducted a search at the 407 Houmas Street address and located marijuana, legend drugs, Daludid, and paraphernalia.
As the investigation continued, it was learned that Davis and Sanchez are step brothers and Thompson was raised by their parents.
As a result of the findings, Trevon Thompson, 21, of 407 Houmas Street, Donaldsonville was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute synthetic marijuana, possession of a clandestine lab, possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal carrying of weapons, possession of a legend drug, possession of schedule II CDS, and possession of marijuana. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where his bond was set at $176,089 by Judge Turner.
Detectives obtained warrants on Courtney Davis, 26, of 407 Houmas Street, and Jason Sanchez, 33, of 411 Houmas Street, both of Donaldsonville are wanted for distribution or possession with intent to distribute schedule I CDS, prohibited acts/drug paraphernalia, illegal carrying of a weapon, creation of a clandestine lab, distribution or possession of a legend drug without a prescription, possession of schedule II CDS, and possession of schedule I CDS.
Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8350 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must call Crime Stoppers immediately.