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Breaux Bridge Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges/Possession of a Firearm - 7/13/2012 -

PRESS RELEASE July 13, 2012 2:32 p.m.
 
 Contact: Major Ginny Higgins
                Public Information Officer
                St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office
                (337) 394-3071
 
  BREAUX BRIDGE MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES
POSSESSION OF A FIREARM

(St. Martinville, La.)-On July 12, 2012, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at a residence located on Courville Street in Breaux Bridge, LA. The search warrant was obtained by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office following several complaints that were received from concerned citizens regarding the possibility of illegal drug activity at that residence.

After securing all of the occupants, a search was conducted inside the residence and Agents located marijuana, crack cocaine, and U.S. currency. Two (2) juveniles were present at the residence along with one adult male who has been identified as Memphis Matthews, 23, Breaux Bridge.
 
Memphis Matthews
 
He was arrested without incident and booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the following charges:
 
Possession WITD Schedule II CDS (Crack Cocaine)
Possession WITD Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies
Illegal Possession of a CDS in the Presence of a Person under Seventeen Years of Age

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