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Jefferson Davis

Jennings Man Arrested on Drug Charges

JEFF DAVIS PARISH – On Friday November 29, around 7:00 pm deputies were called to the Country Mile store on Hwy 102 on a welfare check.

The complainant advised there were two individuals passed out in a running vehicle in the parking lot.  When deputies approached the vehicle they observed a small bag of marijuana sitting in the cup holder between the two occupants.

Deputies recognized the driver, Jeremi Wynn Jester from previous arrests.  Jester exited the vehicle upon request by deputies and was placed under arrest for possession of CDS I marijuana after claiming the drugs were his.  The passenger was asked to exit and deputies searched the vehicle discovering more marijuana in a black box with a clear bag of white powder identified as heroin.

39-year-old, Jeremi Wynn Jester of Jennings, LA was booked into the parish jail for possession of CDS I Heroin and  simple possession of CDS I Marijuana.  The narcotics recovered totaled 1.1 grams heroin and 10.21 grams marijuana.