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Donaldsonville man arrested for drugs worth hundreds

1 year 10 months 1 week ago March 14, 2015 Mar 14, 2015 Saturday, March 14 2015 March 14, 2015 12:02 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

DONALDSONVILLE - A man is arrested for having hundreds of dollars worth of drugs in his home on Thursday.

The Ascension sheriff's department arrested 44-year-old, Ernest Batiste, on a search warrant for having marijuana and cocaine packaged and ready for distribution in his home on Railroad Ave. in Donaldsonville.

Detectives estimated the drugs were valued at about $800.

Deputies charged and booked Batiste into Ascension Parish Jail on a $50,000 bond with possession and intent to distribute drugs.

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