PRAIRIVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a disturbance on Friday, November 26.
The disturbance allegedly took place on Beechwood Subdivision Rd.
“Upon arrival, a witness at the scene advised deputies that a male subject had assaulted multiple people at the residence with a firearm,” according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The assault allegedly took place at a home and the male suspect has been identified as 30-year-old Phillip Mayers.
Mayers was not at the residence when deputies arrived at the scene.
The 30-year-old was located and arrested after the execution of a search warrant by law enforcement.
Law enforcement searched the home of the suspect and seized these items:
- The firearm used in the assault
- 26 grams of heroin
- 324 grams of crystal methamphetamine
- More than 30 clonazepam prescription pills
- Drug paraphernalia
According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, “Mayers was arrested and charged with two-counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession with the intent distribute Methamphetamine, possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession with the intent to distribute schedule IV CDS, possession of a firearm in the presence of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple battery, and disturbing the peace.
Phillip Mayers is currently in the Ascension Parish Jail and bond is set at $525,000.