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Two Breaux Bridge Residents Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, following reports of suspected drug activity, executed a search warrant in the 900 block of West Patin Street, Breaux Bridge, LA.

Posted: Dec 15, 2020 7:22 PM

(St. Martinville, LA.) Sheriff Becket Breaux announces that Tuesday, December 15, 2020, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, following reports of suspected drug activity, executed a search warrant in the 900 block of West Patin Street, Breaux Bridge, LA. During the execution of the search warrant, Deputies located suspected marijuana, suspected MDMA, suspected Cocaine, suspected Alprazolam, U.S currency, digital scales, packaging material, and a 12 gauge Remington 870 Tactical Shotgun. The residence was also located within a posted drug free zone.

At the culmination of the investigation Deputies arrested the following two individuals and charged them as follows:

Tommy Nedie, 28, Breaux Bridge, LA.:
L.A.R.S. 40:966A1; Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana 2 - Counts)
L.A.R.S 40:966C; Possession of Schedule I CDS (MDMA)
L.A.R.S 40:967; Possession of Schedule II CDS (Cocaine)
L.A.R.S.40:969A; Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule IV CDS (Alprazolam)
L.A.R.S. 40:1041; Transactions Involving Proceeds from Drug Offenses
L.A.R.S.40:1023; Distribution of drug paraphernalia
L.A.R.S. 40:981.3; Violation of CDS Law, drug free zone - 8 Counts
L.A.R.S 14:95E; Possession of firearm in the presence of CDS - 4 Counts
L.A.R.S 14:91.13; Use of CDS in the presence of persons under 17 years old 12 -Counts
L.A.R.S 14:26 Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute CDS – 2 Counts

Tonesha Celestine, 30, Breaux Bridge, LA.:
L.A.R.S. 40:966A1; Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)
L.A.R.S. 40:1041; Transactions Involving Proceeds from Drug Offenses
L.A.R.S. 40:1023; Distribution of Drug Paraphernalia
L.A.R.S. 40:981.3, Violation of CDS Law, drug free zone, 2 – Counts
L.A.R.S. 40:981.13; Use of CDS in the presence of person under 17 years old 3 – Counts
L.A.R.S. 14:26; Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute CDS

Following their arrests, they were both booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center, on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

If you suspect illegal narcotic activity is occurring in your neighborhood, please report it via the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Tip Line (337) 394-2626. Help us keep the streets of St. Martin Parish free of illegal drug activity.

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