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2 arrested in Baton Rouge drug bust

3 years 3 weeks 1 day ago June 03, 2014 Jun 3, 2014 Tuesday, June 03 2014 June 03, 2014 3:39 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement agents with a multi-agency narcotics task force said they made two arrests, seized drugs, cash and a handgun on Tuesday.

Morrow Payton, 45, and Quinteller Jones, 36, are both charged with possessing with intent to distribute marijuana and ecstasy and additional gun charges.

Agents said they searched the home on Chalmette Ave. with support from SWAT and K-9 units and confiscated about 750 doses of ecstasy and nearly a pound of marijuana. Agents also seized $18,000 in cash, a digital scale and a pistol.

Both Payton and Jones were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on drug and gun charges.


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