BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested three in connection to drug trafficking in the area.

According to EBRSO, agents identified four locations being used to “distribute and store narcotics” in the last few weeks. The sheriff’s office says 31-year-old Mitchell Robinson Jr., 28-year-old Whitney Ard, and 25-year-old Samantha Schmidt were arrested on Wednesday, May 11.

Courtesy of EBRSO

Agents seized the following:

  • Two pounds of Fentanyl (approx. street value $50,000)
  • 18 pounds of Methamphetamine (approx. street value $72,000)
  • 9.3 pounds of Marijuana (approx. street value $18,000)
  • 390 dosage units of tramadol
  • 56 dosage units of suboxone
  • 12 dosage units of Oxycodone
  • Four dosage units of Xanax
  • Glock 9mm handgun (illegally converted to fully auto)
  • Glock 9mm handgun
  • Bulletproof vest
  • $35,299

“I’m so appreciative of the EBRSO Narcotic Division’s diligent work to get these drugs and weapons off our community streets,” Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said. “There was enough lethal doses of Fentanyl alone to kill approximately 2,500 people. We will continue to dedicate our resources to going after these high-level drug and weapon traffickers, which play a prominent role in violent crimes in our area.”