Drug Distribution Arrest

A 23-year-old Jena, LA, man has been arrested and charged with distribution of illegal narcotics in LaSalle Parish, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin.

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, LPSO narcotic detectives arrested and charged Darren Dewayne Brown, Jr., 23, of Hatcher Road, Jena, LA, with the crime of distribution of illegal drugs.

Detectives were able to obtain evidence of Brown selling marijuana to an undercover operative on multiple occasions in LaSalle Parish over a period of several months.  Based on this evidence, warrants were issued for Brown’s arrest and he was taken into custody without incident. Brown was transported to the LaSalle Parish Jail and booked on charges of distribution of CDS 1, marijuana, 2 counts.

A bond hearing was held and bond was set at $50,000. Brown was allowed to bond out of jail the following day.