Three arrested on drug charges in Assumption Parish

Three arrested on drug charges in Assumption Parish

BELLE ROSE, LA (WVUE) - Three people were arrested in Assumption Parish in connection with an ongoing narcotics investigation.

For the past few months, Assumption Parish authorities have been investigating narcotics-related activity in the Belle Rose area.

On Friday afternoon, agents stopped Tysie Marie Dabney, 37, on Highway 1 Belle Rose.

During the stop, police seized methamphetamine, amphetamine pills, Lyrica pills and drug paraphernalia.

Dabney then allowed police to search her nearby home. During the search, police seized  methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia that indicated a drug distribution operation.

At the time of her arrest, Dabney was in the company of a 15-year-old juvenile.

Also searched at Dabney's residence were: Neil Joseph Dupre, 38, of Donaldsonville and Joel Thomas Gaspard, 38, of Pierre Part.

During that search, police seized Clonazepam from Dupre and methamphetamine from Gaspard.

Tysie Dabney was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Amphetamine
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Lyrica
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of a Juvenile
  • Improper Lane Usage

Dabney bonded out and is scheduled for a hearing August 19.

Neil Dupre was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Possession of Clonazepam
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Joel Gaspard was arrested and booked on a count of:

  • Possession of Methamphetamine

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

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