Franklin Man Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges
23-year-old Brice Jones of Franklin was arrested over the weekend on a slew of drug and gun charges.
Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office say drug detectives executed a search warrant on Jones’ vehicle at 173 St. Joseph Lane. During the search of the vehicle, detectives found a loaded .38 caliber revolver, five bags of marijuana, digital scales, MDMA pills, clonazepam pills, and $622 cash. Jones was taken to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking once detectives say they found evidence that the items belonged to Jones.
Jones faces the following charges:
- Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
- Possession of MDMA with intent to distribute
- Possession of clonazepam
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses
- Illegal possession of stolen firearms
- Illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance
- Violation of uniform controlled dangerous substance in drug free zone
No bail has been set.