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Pair arrested on numerous drug charges following two month investigation

Charles Smith, 30 (Source: APSO) Charles Smith, 30 (Source: APSO)
Ronnette Lawson, 30 (Source: APSO) Ronnette Lawson, 30 (Source: APSO)
Drugs seized during Smith and Lawson arrest (Source: APSO) Drugs seized during Smith and Lawson arrest (Source: APSO)
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Two people have been arrested following a two month long joint investigation between the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and the Gonzales Police Department.

Charles Smith, 30, of Darrow, and Ronnette Lawson, 30, of Gonzales, were arrested Thursday, March 30 by narcotics detectives. Officials executed a search warrant on a home located on N. Charles St. in Gonzales and during that search, discovered heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, Xanax, legend drug, crack cocaine, a digital scale, and approximately $2,100 in cash.

Both were placed under arrest and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on the following charges:

  • Smith:
  • Possession with the intent to distribute:
    • Heroin
    • Ecstasy
    • Marijuana
    • Xanax
    • Legend drug
    • Codeine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Lawson:
  • Possession with the intent to distribute:
    • Heroin
    • Ecstasy
    • Marijuana
    • Xanax
    • Legend drug
    • Codeine
    • Crack cocaine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Anyone with information about suspected illegal drug activity is encouraged to call the APSO Narcotics Division at 225-621-8355 or text an anonymous tip to 847411, or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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