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
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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.