KIRAN: Ascension Parish deputy resigns amid investigation

KIRAN: Ascension Parish deputy resigns amid investigation
Deputy Ian Bailey resigned amid drug probe at his home in St. Amant. He joined the force three years ago. (Source: WAFB)

ASCENSION PARISH, La. (WAFB) - A deputy from the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, or APSO, has resigned amid an investigation after paraphernalia was found inside his St. Amant home, a department spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.

Deputies were dispatched to a possible domestic disturbance at the home of Deputy Ian Bailey, APSO Public Information Officer Allison Hudson said.

Hudson said while deputies were questioning Bailey and a woman in the home, the deputies found paraphernalia.

Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre placed Bailey on unpaid leave, but Bailey chose to resign, Hudson said.

Bailey joined the force three years ago.

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