Monroe PD arrests suspected major supplier of area’s PCP
PCP, ecstasy, crack, cocaine along with hundreds of Oxycontin and generic Viagra pills were found at the home, police say.
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Monroe Police Department says they’ve arrested a man suspected of being a major PCP (Phencyclidine) supplier in the area.
Police say the bust happened on Dec. 15 after they searched a home in the 1600 block of Dawnview Lane in Monroe. This is just a couple of blocks away from Wossman High School, Jefferson Elementary, and Minnie-Ruffin Elementary.
Authorities say their search warrant was the result of a month-long investigation into Oterrance Jackson, aka “Footz” and alleged illegal activity on his part.
Police say they found the following at the home:
- 8 ounces of PCP
- 25 pounds of marijuana
- 1 pound of ecstasy pills
- 468 Oxycontin pill
- 2 ounces of crack cocaine
- 2.2 ounces of powder cocaine
- 620 generic Viagra pills
- Smith and Wesson .38 revolver
- Glock 17 9mm with a 30 round magazine
- 4 digital scales and baggies used to distribute narcotics
- Over $20,000.00 in cash
He was arrested on numerous narcotics and weapons charges, including Possession of a Firearm by Felon and CDS in the Presence of persons under 17. Metro Narcotics Detectives are following up on this investigation. Police say Jackson is also a convicted felon.
Monroe PD also shared the following message for area residents:
“The Monroe Police want the public to know that these drugs, especially PCP, are a problem to everyone. PCP is one of the most dangerous drugs to abuse. PCP is a powerful hallucinogen and anesthetic that can cause both psychological and physical effects that can lead to unpredictable with violent behavior. Once exposed, PCP can take effect in less than 2 minutes and last over 1 hour. As always, if anyone has information on narcotic activity, call the police or contact Crime Stoppers of North Delta.”
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