Six Suspects Arrested in Louisiana On Various Drug Charges During Investigation Conducted by Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit
St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana – Six suspects were arrested in Louisiana on various drug charges during an investigation conducted by the Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit.
On May 10, 2023, St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann reported the arrests of six suspects on various narcotics charges following an investigation conducted by the Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit.
Earl Alphonso, 57, of Jupiter Circle in Violet, was booked with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute THC wax products, possession of methamphetamine, possession with the intent to distribute psychedelics, operation of a clandestine laboratory, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, racketeering, transaction involving proceeds from drug offenses and possession of drug paraphernalia.
After obtaining information that Alphonso was involved in illegal drug activity in St. Bernard, Narcotics Unit agents opened an investigation.
Based on their findings, agents obtained a search warrant for Alphonso’s Jupiter Circle residence in Violet, Louisiana, as well as a residence in the 2400 block of Charles Drive in Chalmette, Louisiana.
According to reports from the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, during the course of the investigation agents recovered approximately 106 lbs of marijuana with an estimated street value of $265,000, 218 packages of THC Vapes with an estimated street value of $5,000, 98 psychedelic mushrooms infused candy bars, estimated street value of $2,000, 2 grams of methamphetamine, 2,986 grams of THC wax with an estimated street value of $59,720, 23,776 grams of THC-infused items with an estimated street value of $30,000, 14 firearms, packaging material, manufacturing instruments consisting of mixing bowls, measuring devices, and blenders, and $10,995 in cash from the Jupiter Circle residence.
Angie Guerra, 42, of the 6200 block of Hopedale Highway in Hopedale, Louisiana was booked with three counts of distribution of marijuana and one count of distribution of THC vapes.
Summer Degeorge, 31, of the 1300 block of East St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette, Louisiana was booked with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession of THC vapes, and possession of psychedelic mushrooms-infused candy bar.
Jared Barthelemy, 37, of the 100 block of Bethlehem Lane in Pointe A La Hache, Louisiana was booked with possession of marijuana.
Blayne Kobe, 31, of the 2100 block of Livaccari Drive in Violet, Louisiana was booked with possession of marijuana.
Eric Bradford, 31, of the 2400 block of Charles Drive in Chalmette, Louisiana was issued a summons for possession of marijuana.
All subjects were transported to the St. Bernard Parish Prison to be booked.
Sheriff Pohlmann indicated that residents can call the Sheriff’s Office narcotics hotline at (504) 271-DOPE (3673) to report suspected illegal drug activity in St. Bernard Parish.
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.