Gonzales man arrested on drug charges

GONZALES, La (LOCAL 33) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect accused of attempting to distribute marijuana. 

According to authorities, deputies arrested 24-year-old Dexter Brown after initiating a traffic stop for an illegal turn. After making the traffic stop, authorities observed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the suspect's vehicle. 

After further investigation, authorities recovered $3,000 worth of marijuana, a digital scale and $3,200 in cash.

Brown has been booked into the Ascension Parish Prison on charges of Improper Left Turn, Viewing Through Windows Obscured Prohibited, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia and Operating a Vehicle While License Suspended. 

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