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BRPD: 35 suspects, 15 guns, pills, heroin, other drugs taken off streets over 2 weeks

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The Baton Rouge Police Department Street Crimes Unit is credited for arresting 35 suspects allegedly connected to illegal drug activity over the past two weeks.   

With the assistance of Probation and Parole, BRPD Narcotics and Special Response Team, the individuals were arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. During the arrests, police recovered 15 guns, 4002 grams of high grade marijuana, 341 prescription pills (mostly oxycodone and hydrocodone), 1.2 grams of heroin, 3.3 grams of crystal meth, 1.7 grams of cocaine.  

Officials did not list the all the names of the individuals arrested due to the status of the investigations. Those they could name include:  

Ernest Wagner: Possession with intent to distribute schedule IV, II, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance.  

Patrick White: Possession with intent to distribute schedule I, crystal meth, heroin, cocaine, possession of a firearm with a controlled substance, felon in possession of a firearm, and illegal carrying of a weapon.  

Don Raby Jr: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana, oxycontin, hydrocodone, oxycodone, and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance.  

Michael Bell: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana, cocaine, and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance.  

Chase Watkins: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of a stolen firearm.  

D'Marcus Scott: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, and felon in possession of a firearm.  

Troy Rhines: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance. 

Matthew Barnes Jr: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance. 

Maurice Cummings: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, and resisting an officer.  

Dshawn Morris:  Possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance.  

Trey McKnight: Aggravated criminal damage to property, aggravated assault with a firearm, illegal use of a weapon, and resisting an officer.  

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