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Authorities confiscate $100,000 worth of heroin following investigation

1 year 7 months 2 weeks ago Friday, March 06 2020 Mar 6, 2020 March 06, 2020 3:19 PM March 06, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged three suspects for possession with intent to distribute various kinds of drugs. 

Officials arrested 32-year-old Victor Martinez, 34-year-old Felipe Guzman and 30-year-old Omar Amaro on Thursday. All three have been charged with one count of resisting an officer and possession with intent to distribute schedule 1(heroin) & 2(meth). 

EBRSO Narcotics, BRPD Narcotics and Baton Rouge DEA Task Force Officers started a shared investigation which resulted in three search warrants on Tracy Ave. near Hurricane Creek.

During the search authorities confiscated:

· 1.5 kilograms of Heroin (approx. street value $100,000)
· 2 kilograms of Methamphetamine (Approx. street value $20,000)
· 1 semiautomatic handgun
· $1,800

The suspects were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

EBRSO K-9 and EBRSO Uniform Patrol Central Substation also assisted. 

 

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