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Deputies arrest man after finding drugs, gun and cash in home

Eric Bridges (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office) Eric Bridges (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
VERDUNVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

Narcotics agents said the search of a home Thursday afternoon resulted in one arrest and the seizure of various drugs.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Eric Bridges, 28, of Verdunville, was booked on the following charges:

Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Possession of Schedule II (Adderall)

Possession of Schedule II (Demerol)

Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance

Violation of a CDS law (drug free zone)

Transactions involving drug proceeds

Bond has not been set.

Detectives said they found several bags of high grade marijuana, Demerol and Adderall pills in the home. They added a gun, scale, pipes used for smoking drugs and $475 in cash were also discovered.

According to deputies, the house is within 2,000 feet of a church. They also believe the cash found was the result of drug sales.

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