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Three arrested in Natchitoches parish

Three people were arrested near Robeline, La. on felony drug and weapon charges.
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force Agents have arrested three people near Robeline, La.  on felony drug  and weapon charges, that resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine, pharmaceutical narcotics and weapons according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

Sheriff Jones said, On Thursday morning July 10th, at approximately 7:40am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to a welfare concern call which  resulted from an overnight domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Burket Slough Road, in the Spanish Lake Community near Robeline, La.

Deputies say upon their arrival, they spoke with the female victim observing bruises to areas of her body.

Deputies say while they were checking the residence for a suspect involved in the domestic disturbance they observed suspected narcotics in plain view in the residence.

Three people inside the residence identified as Chuck Anthony Mitchell, Donna L. Prothro, and Savannah Maria Weeks were detained while deputies requested the assistance of additional deputies assigned to the patrol division, criminal investigations division and  Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force.

As the investigation progressed, agents with the Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force obtained a search warrant signed by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge to search the residence of Chuck Mitchell, located at 275 Burkett Slough Road, Robeline, La.

A Task Force spokesman stated during a search of the residence, agents seized approximately 17 grams of suspected methamphetamine with a potential street value of $2125 dollars, (60) sixty suspected alprazolam pills with a potential street value of $300-400 dollars,  (70) seventy suspected hydrocodone pills with a potential street value of $400-700 dollars, various legend drugs, drug paraphernalia, surveillance equipment, (5)  five rifles, (2) two shotguns, and electronic equipment.

As a result of the investigation, deputies arrested:

*Chuck Anthony Mitchell, 52 of 275 Burket Slough Road, Robeline, La.,  booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule III Hydrocodone with Intent to Distribute, 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule IV Alprazolam with Intent to Distribute, 1-count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and 1-count of Illegal Possession of Firearms in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances.

Mitchell has been released on a $45,000 dollar bond set by a Tenth Judicial District Judge.

*Donna L. Prothro, 52 of 275 Burket Slough Road, Robeline, La., booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule III Hydrocodone with Intent to Distribute, 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule IV Alprazolam with Intent to Distribute, 1-count of Illegal Possession of Firearms in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substance, and 1-count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Prothro has been released on a $35,000 dollar bond set by a Tenth Judicial District Judge.

*Savannah Maria Weeks, 22 of the 2500 block of Robeline-Provencal Road, Robeline, La., booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine.

Weeks remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

Deputies say the investigation into the domestic disturbance is continuing and that they have identified a  suspect involved in the  disturbance.   Criminal warrants are expected to be filed.

Deputies believe that seized narcotics was intended for distribution in  west Natchitoches Parish.

The narcotics investigation is also continuing as detectives are attempting to identify sources, and other suspects involved in the distribution of methamphetamine in that area.

Involved in the investigation and arrests were:  Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force.

The case will be turned over to the Natchitoches Parish District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

Deputies ask that if you see suspicious activity in your community to contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office at 318.352.6432 or the Natchitoches Drug Task Force at 318.357.2248.
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