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Livingston Sheriffs Office seize over $8k in drugs

7 months 3 days 15 hours ago June 15, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 Wednesday, June 15 2016 June 15, 2016 6:04 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

LIVINGSTON - Deputies in Livingston Parish announced multiple drug arrests that took place this week and resulted in $8,500 worth of drugs seized.

On Monday, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Deangelo Williams of Denham Springs after deputies learned he was selling drugs out of a motel room in the area.

According to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, deputies received information about the illegal activity at the Highland Inn Motel in Denham Springs.

Through investigation, a search warrant was obtained where deputies found three plastic bags of drugs, seven grams of heroin, 6 grams of crack cocaine and 3.75 grams of cocaine powder.

The street value of the drugs is estimated to be over $2,000, according to the sheriff's office.

The following day, Myles Franklin Lloyd and Charles Joseph Burns, both of Texas, were arrested after deputies were dispatched to Satsuma Road for a narcotics complaint. At the scene, investigators found illegal drugs in the home and a vehicle on the property.

In addition, Hazel Nicole Mancusi-Ungaro was issued a summons for possession of drug paraphanelia.

Ard said deputies found a can of 'tire seal' with a false compartment hiding drugs as well.

"In the end we seized 143 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, and a digital weighing scale," Ard said. He also said a stolen handgun from the Galveston, Texas area was found at the scene.

The street value of the drugs is estimated to be $6,500.

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