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Alleged drug dealers busted in WBR roundup

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PORT ALLEN - Nearly 20 suspected drug dealers are behind bars after a drug roundup in West Baton Rouge Parish Wednesday morning.

It was part of Operation 4-20. Investigators say the alleged dealers sold drugs to undercover deputies while being recorded with a camera.  

"It's your local people generally that are embedded and are not as easy as going out and making a stop on the interstate or something," said Col. Richie Johnson. "It's a little harder to do. They're a little particular with who they deal with."

One man who was arrested, Jason East, denied using or selling drugs when WBRZ News 2 cameras were rolling. Later deputies say they found drugs stashed in a sock that was hidden in the man's pants.

"He had three packets of meth, three packets that were empty, a little bit of weed and a marijuana pipe on him," said one deputy.

However, East still said the drugs did not belong to him.

"Hell no. I don't manufacture any type of drug," he said. "I don't bother nobody. I go to work everyday. I pay taxes. You know, I do things like that. You know, if I did get high, people do that."

Deputies urge people who were not arrested Wednesday to turn themselves in. Below is a full list of who was arrested Wednesday and who's still wanted by the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

ARRESTED:
John Mangum Jr. - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine)
Thomas Brown - Possession of Methamphetamine - Possession of marijuana - Possession of drug paraphernalia
Andre Singleton - Possession of Schedule II (Powder Cocaine)
Josh Randle - Possession of Schedule II (Hydrocodone)
Kim Domingue - Distribution of Schedule IV (Alprazolam)
Kayla Adams - Possession of Schedule IV (Carisoprodol) - Possession of Schedule I (MDMA) - Possession of a legend drug (Hydroxyzine Pomaote) - Possession of Schedule I (Marijuana) - Possession of drug paraphernalia
Christopher Fletcher - Distribution of legend drug (Clonadine) - Distribution of Schedule I (Marijuana)
Floyd Johnson - Possession with intent to distribute legend drug (Gabapentin) - Possession of drug paraphernalia
Roderick Johnson - 2 counts of Distribution of Schedule II (Crack Cocaine)
Barbara Pickett - Distribution of Schedule II (Hydrocodone)   
Tristan Chauvin - Distribution of Schedule II (Powder Cocaine)
Edward Jones - 2 counts of Distribution of Schedule I (Marijuana)
Robert Watts Jr. - Distribution of Schedule II (Oxymorphone)
Melinda Watts - Principal to distribution of Schedule II (Oxymorphone)
Joseph Hawkins - Distribution of Schedule I (Marijuana)
Jason East - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II (Methamphetamine)

WANTED:
Rachel Daigle - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine) - Possession of drug paraphernalia
Jeffery Parker Jr. - Distribution of Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine)
Clifton Jackson - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine) - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule I (Marijuana) - Possession of Schedule II (Crack Cocaine) - Possession with intent legend drug (Bumatenide) - Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II (Acetaminophen & Oxycodone) - Possession of Schedule II CDS (Morphine) - Possession of Schedule IV (Clonazepam) - Possession of legend drug (Trazadone) - Illegal possession of firearm - Possession of firearm by convicted felon - Possession of firearm in the presence of CDS - Possession with intent Schedule III (Suboxone)
Robert Christian - Possession with intent legend drug (Sertraline) - Possession with intent legend drug (Buspirone)
Jeromy Pickle - Distribution of Schedule II (Methamphetamine)
Yanice David - 2 counts of Distribution of Schedule II (Crack Cocaine)
Jason Lake - Distribution of Schedule III (Suboxone) - Distribution of Schedule II (Methamphetamine)  
Josh Lanieu - Distribution of Schedule I (Marijuana) - Distribution of Schedule II (Hydrocodone)
Donyelle Calloway - Distribution of Schedule I (Marijuana)
Curtis Jones - Distribution of Schedule I (Marijuana)
Gary Weatherford - Principal to distribution of Schedule II (Amphetamines & Focalin)
Grace Daigle - Distribution of Schedule II (Amphetamines) - Distribution of Schedule II (Focalin)

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