EBRSO Narcotics investigation leads to drug seizure and suspect arrest

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Courtesy of EBRSO Narcotics

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An investigation by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office (EBRSO) Narcotics Unit has led to the seizure of multiple drugs and handguns, as well as the arrest of a suspect.

The Narcotics Unit seized the following:

  • 2.8 ounces of Heroin (approx. street value $6,300)
  • 3.8 ounces of Crack Cocaine (approx. street value $4,100)
  • 1.5 ounces of Powder Cocaine (approx. street value $1,650)
  • 116 dosage units of pressed Fentanyl pills
  • 6.2 ounces of MDMA pills
  • 25 grams of Methamphetamine
  • 54 dosage units of Hydrocodone
  • 5 dosage unit of Oxycodone
  • 1 pound of Marijuana
  • 4 handguns
  • $8,732 (pending seizure)

The suspect arrested, 43-year-old Lionell Ratcliff, faces the following charges:

  • PWITD Sch. I (Heroin)
  • PWITD Sch. I (Fentanyl)
  • PWITD Sch. I (MDMA)
  • PWITD Sch. II (Powder Cocaine)
  • PWITD Sch. II (Crack Cocaine)
  • PWITD Sch. II (Methamphetamine)
  • PWITD Sch. II (Hydrocodone)
  • PWITD Sch. II (Oxycodone)
  • PWITD Sch. I (Marijuana)
  • Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Possession of Firearm with CDS
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of CDS in the presence of a Juvenile
Courtesy of EBRSO Narcotics

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