EBRSO: ‘Uncle G,’ ‘300,’ among those arrested during drug bust, trio facing charges including child desertion

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East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

Homeland Security provided assistance during the case.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Three men are behind bars after the completion of a two-month multi-agency investigation.

34-year-old Demontre Melancon, 43-year-old Guylando White and 21-year-old Joshun Sanders were apprehended on Tuesday, February 2, after the execution of multiple search warrants.

After serving search warrants at three different locations, EBRSO Narcotics Agents were able to locate these items:

  • 39 grams of fentanyl (valued at $3000)
  • 11.1 grams of marijuana
  • 9.9 grams of heroin
  • 13 dosage units of pressed MDMA
  • 4.5 dosage units of hydrocodone
  • 3 dosage units of tramadol
  • 2 dosage units of Adderall
  • 1 dosage unit of amphetamine
  • 473 ml of promethazine
  • Glock 23 .40 caliber handgun (modified to fully automatic)
  • Glock 30 .45 caliber handgun
  • Palmetto AR-15 .223 caliber rifle
  • (2) digital scales
  • $1,490

The three men who were arrested and the charges they are facing can be found below:

Guylando White (AKA “Uncle G”):

  • Distribution of Schedule 1 Narcotics (heroin, affidavit warrant)
  • PWITD Schedule 1 Narcotics
  • Illegal Carrying of Weapon w/CDS
  • Illegal Carrying of Weapon by a Convicted Felon

Demontre Melancon (AKA “300”):

  • Distribution of Schedule 1 Narcotics (heroin, affidavit warrant)
  • PWITD Schedule 1 Narcotics (3 counts)
  • Possession of Schedule 2 Narcotics (3 counts)
  • Possession of Schedule 4 Narcotics
  • Illegal Carrying of a Weapon w/CDS
  • Illegal Carrying of Weapon by a Convicted Felon
  • Illegal Possession of a Modified Weapon
  • Aggravated Flight
  • Resisting an Officer

Joshun Sanders:

  • Affidavit warrants for Aggravated Assault w/firearm
  • Aggravated burglary
  • Child desertion
  • Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
  • Simple criminal damage to property

These agencies and divisions assisted with the investigation and or arrests in this case:

  • EBRSO Narcotics
  • EBRSO SWAT
  • EBRSO K-9
  • Homeland Security
  • EBRSO K-9
  • EBRSO Intelligence
  • DEA Task Force
  • HSI (Air Wing)
  • BRPD Uniform Patrol (3rd District B Shift)

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