High Enforcement Apprehension Team in Louisiana Arrests Two Suspects in Connection with Distribution of PCP, Fentanyl, Crack, and Other Crimes
Monroe, Louisiana – The High Enforcement Apprehension Team in Louisiana has arrested two suspects in connection with the distribution of PCP, Fentanyl, Crack, and other crimes.
On May 17, 2023, the Monroe Police Department (MPD) reported that the MPD High Enforcement Apprehension Team (HEAT) recently conducted an investigation that led to the arrests of suspects Tramaine Ballard and Quinton Fountain.
According to reports from authorities, Tramaine was arrested for the distribution of phencyclidine (PCP) and distribution of fentanyl pills. Tramaine was also allegedly found to be in possession of methamphetamines and marijuana at the time of his arrest.
Quinton was arrested for the distribution of crack cocaine, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Authorities indicated that the Monroe Police Department is dedicated to making our community safer by riding it of drugs and illegal weapons.
An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
About Monroe, Louisiana: Monroe is a city situated in the northeastern region of Louisiana. It is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish and is known as the cultural and economic hub of northeastern Louisiana. Monroe is situated between the Ouachita and Black Rivers and encompasses an area of 32.91 square miles, with 11.46% of its total area being water. The city was founded in 1785, and its name was changed from Fort Miro to Monroe in honor of the first steamboat to ascend its river, the James Monroe.