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Man caught with illegally-owned guns, drugs when police broke up fight in Covington

1 year 11 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, July 30 2022 Jul 30, 2022 July 30, 2022 4:13 PM July 30, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

COVINGTON - A man was arrested Friday after a fight led police to find he had two illegally-owned guns and several bags of marijuana with him.

The Covington Police Department initially responded to a reported altercation between two men Friday on West 33rd Avenue in Covington, near LA 437.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered one of the men involved in the fight, 21-year-old Quantae Smith, had a stolen firearm, an SKS semi-automatic long rifle and 64 grams of marijuana.

Smith was arrested and taken to the St. Tammany Parish Jail. He faces charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and illegal possession of a stolen firearm.

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