Drug raid nets one arrest

A raid on a Ruston residence last Thursday morning led to the arrest of one man and the recovery of methamphetamine and marijuana.

The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a Lewis Street residence about 7 a.m. Thursday morning. The results of the search led to the arrest of Dentavius J. Wright, 33, the alleged occupant of that residence.

Investigators found a bag containing suspected methamphetamine, a bag containing marijuana, packaging materials, and a digital scale.

Wright was booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $7,500.

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