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Police seize heroin, other drugs and thousands of dollars during bust

Donald Roberson (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Donald Roberson (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Narcotics detectives said a man suspected of selling heroin and MDMA was arrested Tuesday evening.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Donald Roberson, 37, of Baton Rouge, was pulled over on Constitution Avenue and a small amount of suspected heroin was found.

Cpl. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. with BRPD said further investigation resulted in the seizure of about 128 grams of suspected heroin, four suspected MDMA pills, a bill believed to be oxycodone and more than $20,000 in cash from his home.

Roberson was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute MDMA and possession of oxycodone. Bond has not been set.

Mckneely added Roberson has an extensive arrest history.

Documents show he is scheduled to stand trial on March 21 on charges of possession with intent to distribute Schedule I narcotics and Schedule V narcotics. The arrest happened in 2013.

Records show he was sentenced in 2010 to five year in prison on a conviction for possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

According to court documents, he took a plea deal in 2003 on a lesser charge of illegal use of a weapon after being charged with attempted murder and was sentenced to two years in prison.

Records indicate he pleaded guilty to battery of a police officer in connection with an incident that happened in 1997.

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