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St. Martinville Man Arrested On Drugs and Weapon Charges Following Investigation - 8/18/2016 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

August 18, 2016

12:54 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

St. Martinville Man Arrested On Drugs and Weapon Charges Following Investigation

(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 after an undercover Agent bought crack cocaine from a St. Martinville man living in the 100 block of Labbe St. in St. Martinville.

Early this morning Narcotics Agents executed the search warrant at the residence on Labbe St. and following the execution of the search warrant, Agents recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, and a loaded high powered rifle.

Clayges Abraham, 32, St. Martinville was arrested and charged with the following:

Distribution of Schedule II CDS (Crack Cocaine)

Possession of Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

Transactions Involving Proceeds From Drug Offenses

Illegal Carrying Of Weapons In The Presence of a CDS

Possession of a Firearm By A Person Convicted Of Certain Felonies

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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