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Sheriff Becket Breaux announced that Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation regarding reports of suspected illegal drug activity at a residence in the 1200 block of Anse Broussard Hwy., Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.

Posted: Oct 1, 2020 10:05 PM
Updated: Oct 1, 2020 10:11 PM

St. Martinville, La. - Sheriff Becket Breaux announced that Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation regarding reports of suspected illegal drug activity at a residence in the 1200 block of Anse Broussard Hwy., Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. At the culmination of the investigation, Deputies obtained a narcotics search warrant.

On the evening of September 30, 2020, Deputies executed the warrant and during the course of the search of the residence, they located 27.6 grams of Cocaine Hydrochloride located inside a salt container with a false bottom. Deputies subsequently obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect, Abrum J. Fontenette, 32, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, who is wanted on the following charges:

LA. R.S.-40:967/A-Dist/Manufacture or Poss/W/Intent of Schedule II CDS-(Felony)-1 count

LA. R.S.-14:91.13-Illegal Use of CDS In Presence Of Juvenile- (Misdemeanor)-1 count

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Abrum J. Fontenette, is asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office by calling (337) 394-3071 or St. Martin Crime Stoppers at (337) 441-3030. You can remain anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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