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Four arrested, drugs seized after two-month investigation

Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office
Quinton Hall (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office) Quinton Hall (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office)
Shannon Covington (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office) Shannon Covington (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office)
Denise Alvarez (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office) Denise Alvarez (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office)
Kevin Purdue (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office) Kevin Purdue (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff' Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Four people were arrested on gun and drug charges after a two-month investigation from the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

APSO detectives brought their investigation to a head when they executed a search warrant at a home on Bourgeois Road home in Gonzales. Authorities seized about 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine, marijuana, ecstasy, a record of drug transactions, and paraphernalia.

Detectives also seized almost $2,000 in cash, two vehicles, three handguns, one rifle, and one shotgun. Two of the three handguns were reported stolen.

31-year-old Denise Alvarez, 30-year-old Quinton Hall, 27-year-old Kevin Purdue, and 31-year-old Shannon Covington were all arrested possession with intent to distribute various drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Alvarez and Covington were charged with illegal possession of a stolen firearm.

All suspects were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and are awaiting bond.

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