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Two accused of dealing drugs in Asc. Parish

4 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Friday, October 31 2014 Oct 31, 2014 October 31, 2014 4:38 PM October 31, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Ariana Triggs

PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies accused two men in Ascension Parish of dealing drugs Thursday, after deputies said they caught them with multiple illegal substances.

Narcotics detectives said they stopped a suspicious vehicle after it failed to use a signal. After a search of the vehicle detectives said they found at least $900 worth of marijuana and marijuana products, ecstasy, and psychedelic mushrooms.

Sheriff's detectives arrested and charged both the driver, 20-year-old Michael Costa, and the passenger, 21-year-old Brandon Lea, with drug possession with intent to distribute. Detectives also cited Costa for failure to use a signal.

Authorities booked both Costa and Lea into the Ascension Parish Jail, where they are currently awaiting bond.


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