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Crack Cocaine Manufacturing Operation Shut Down By SMSO Narcotics Agents Following Arrest Of St. Martinville Man On Multiple Drug Charges - 2/9/2017 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

February 9, 2017

3:45 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Crack Cocaine Manufacturing Operation Shut Down By SMSO Narcotics Agents Following Arrest Of St. Martinville Man On Multiple Drug Charges

(St. Martinville, LA)-Following an investigation into reports of illegal drug activity, Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant following the purchase of crack cocaine by an undercover Agent from a residence in the 700 block of W. Claiborne Avenue, St. Martinville, LA. Early this morning following the execution of the search warrant, Narcotics Agents recovered materials, supplies, and equipment used to manufacture crack cocaine. In addition, they also recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, hydrocodone, amphetamine, Tramadol, codeine, MDMA, Molly, a stolen Assault Rifle, a handgun, and counterfeit U.S. Currency.

Christopher Filer, 38, St. Martinville, LA., was arrested and charged as follows

1 count of Violation of Uniformed Controlled Dangerous Substance Law: Drug Free Zone (Church)

1 count of Violation of Uniformed Controlled Dangerous Substance Law: Drug Free Zone (School)

1 count of Creation or Operation of a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance

1 count of Possession with the intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Crack Cocaine)

1 count of Possession with the intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (MDMA)

1 count of Possession of Schedule II CDS (Amphetamine)

1 count of Possession of Schedule III CDS (Hydrocodone)

1 count of Possession of Schedule III CDS (Codeine)

1 count of Manufacturing Schedule II CDS (Crack Cocaine)

1 count of Possession of Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

1 count of Possession of Schedule I CDS (MDMA)

1 count of Illegal Carrying of Weapons (possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS)

1 count of Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearm

3 counts of Monetary Instrument Abuse (Counterfeit)

1 count of Transactions involving proceeds from drug transactions

1 count of Possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies

1 count of Possession of drug paraphernalia

1 count of Obstruction of Justice

 

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges and his bond has been set at $150,000 dollars. If you would like to report illegal drug activity that may be occurring in your neighborhood, you can report it anonymously by calling (337) 394-2626. Help us keep the streets of St. Martin Parish drug free.

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