EBRSO: Man arrested after cocaine, marijuana found

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Posted: Jun 9, 2011 5:36 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jun 9, 2011 5:36 PM
Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

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BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge arrested a man today after they said they found cocaine and other drugs in his home.

Deputies arrested Sterlin Watkins, 38, after the search of his residence on Elvin Drive.

Casey Hicks with EBRSO said detectives investigating Watkins found 6.2 grams of crack cocaine, 2 grams of marijuana, 5 units of Xanax and $2,131 in cash.

Detectives said there were also four juveniles at the residence when it was searched.

Watkins was booked into the parish jail in suspicion of possessing crack cocaine, marijuana and Xanax with intent to distribute, as well as using drugs around minors.

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