PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office received a tip that a package containing illegal narcotics had been delivered to a home on Kenner Ave. in Prairieville on Wednesday.
Narcotics agents went to the residence to conduct surveillance and observed that a package consistent with the information received was sitting outside of the home, according to Major Kevin Hanna.
Narcotics Detectives continued their surveillance and observed a vehicle drive up to the home. Narcotics Detectives then approached the occupant of the vehicle, who identified himself as Jeremy Munnerly. He advised detectives he was the homeowner but had no idea that illegal narcotics had been delivered to his home.
However, Munnerly did confess to having a quantity of marijuana in his home. Detectives obtained a search warrant and discovered that the package on the outside of the home did contain approximately 11 pounds of marijuana and 24 vials of hash oil. Detectives entered the home and found his 12-year-old daughter in the home. Her mother, who does not live with Jeremy, was notified to pick up her daughter. Detectives then located a quantity of marijuana, clonazepam, and drug paraphernalia in the home.
Jeremy Munnerlyn, 36, was arrested and charged with two counts of possession with intent to distribute schedule I CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule IV CDS, and possession of CDS in the presence of persons under 17.
He was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and released on Thursday, February 19 on a $100,344.50 bond.