4 arrested after drugs, stolen guns recovered from home

4 arrested after drugs, stolen guns recovered from home
Garrett Hopwood, 22 (Source: TPSO)
Garrett Hopwood, 22 (Source: TPSO)
William Maher, 36 (Source: TPSO)
William Maher, 36 (Source: TPSO)
Donnie Johnson, 26 (Source: TPSO)
Donnie Johnson, 26 (Source: TPSO)

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Four people are behind bars after deputies say they found drugs and stolen guns at a home in Amite.

According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, the arrests were part of a collaborative effort involving the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office. The search happened on March 28 at the home of Ryan Hickey, 39, who is described as a "well-known figure" to law enforcement.

During the search of the home, officials say detectives found two stolen firearms, an AK-47, drug paraphernalia, and methamphetamine. Hickey was arrested and charged with possession of schedule II narcotics (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a stolen firearm, and convicted felon in possession of firearm.

Also arrested were Garrett Hopwood, 22, Donnie Clint "CJ" Johnson, 26, and William Maher, 36.

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