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Sheriff: 7 facing charges after drug bust at Ascension Parish home

1 year 1 week 1 day ago Thursday, February 16 2023 Feb 16, 2023 February 16, 2023 4:57 PM February 16, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. AMANT - Seven people are facing charges after a drug bust at an Ascension Parish home.

According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies discovered a group was distributing illegal drugs—including methamphetamine and heroin—out of a house on Gary Babin Road in St. Amant.

Six were arrested in Ascension Parish on the following charges:

-Cole Villeneuve, 28: possession of methamphetamine

-Brandon Lumbard, 29: possession of methamphetamine

-Brooke Barriant, 29: possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia

-Jessica Perry 40: possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia

-Brianna Goodrich, 24: possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia

-Dwayne Variani, 48: distribution of methamphetamine and possession of heroin

An arrest warrant was also issued for Tregg Babin, 54, for his involvement. Deputies say he was arrested in Tangipahoa Parish after a pursuit with law enforcement that started in Livingston Parish.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Babin led deputies on a chase after they tried to make a traffic stop. He took US 190 into Hammond, where he eventually stopped on S Airport Road and was taken into custody.

Babin will be transferred to the Ascension Parish Jail for felony bench warrant for theft and illegal possession of stolen things. He also faces traffic violation charges in Livingston Parish.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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