Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division were traveling on Highway 90 in Patterson when they saw a car tun into the median without using a turn signal.

The officers then pulled the car over, and they received permission from 18-year-old Taylor Brown to search his car.

Detectives says they found:

  • A marijuana cigarette
  • A cigar wrap
  • A small bag of marijuana
  • A larger bag of marijuana

After investigation more, detectives learned that Brown and 24-year-old Trevor Thomas bought the marijuana.  They then gave one of the bags to a 16-year-old from Patterson who intended to sell the drug.

All three suspects were arrested.  Here are the three suspects and their charges:

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Taylor R. Brown, 18, 415 Mike Drive, Patterson, LA is charged with the following:

  • Distribution of marijuana
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
  • Contributing to the delinquency of juveniles
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

 

Trevor I. Thomas, photo courtesy of St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office
Trevor I. Thomas, photo courtesy of St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office
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Trevor I. Thomas, 24, 433 Mike Dr. Patterson, LA is charged with the following:

  • Distribution of marijuana
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
  • Contributing to the delinquency of juveniles
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of open container

Juvenile male, 16, Patterson is charged with the following:

  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)

The 16-year-old was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.

Brown and Thomas were taken to the parish jail.