BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A month-long investigation by the Baton Rouge Police Department Narcotics Divison led to the bust of a large heroin distribution operation.
BRPD began an investigation into Cedric Kelly, 41, and his alleged involvement in heroin being distributed in the Baton Rouge area. During the investigation, BRPD and other law enforcement conducted three search warrants at locations Kelly allegedly used to stash, process, and distribute large amounts of heroin.
As a result of the search warrants, 704 grams of heroin, 258 grams of black tar heroin, 103 grams of methamphetamine, and .3 grams of marijuana were seized. Guns and approximately $10,405 were also seized.
Kelly was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute schedule I drugs, possession with intent to distribute schedule II drugs, illegal carrying of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.