Donaldsonville man arrested for drugs worth hundreds
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.