A St. Martinville man was arrested on multiple drug charges Thursday following a fight and a foot chase.

St. Martinville Police Chief Calder Hebert reported 28-year-old Jeremy Fontenette was arrested for his second arrest for drug offenses this year.

Hebert said police responded to a call regarding a fight in progress on Perkins Street. Once police arrived on scene Fontenette fled the area on foot. With police engaging in a short foot pursuit, Fontenette threw several items, including narcotics, to the ground.

Jeremy Fontenette Mugshot SMPD
Jeremy Fontenette Mugshot SMPD

Once police stopped Fontenette, he wa arrested on the following charges.

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of Cocaine over 28 grams
  • Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS
  • Possession of a Stolen Firearm
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Transactions involving Drugs Proceeds
  • Resisting an Officer
  • Second or Subsequent Narcotics Offense

Hebert said Fontenette was also arrested in May for manufacturing of Schedule I controlled substances and distribution of Schedule II controlled substances.