3 arrested, guns and drugs seized in neighborhood near Covington – NOLA.com

A suspect’s peek from the bed of a pickup truck led to the arrests of three people and the discovery of guns and drugs south of Covington, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said Friday (Aug. 10).

A deputy was patrolling the Tammany Hills neighborhood off Harrison Avenue on Wednesday around 10:30 p.m. when he saw someone stick his head up and out of the bed of a parked pickup truck, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The deputy investigated and found two men and a woman who had been smoking marijuana in the bed of the truck, the release said.

Deputies seized two firearms, including one with an obliterated serial number, along with marijuana, LSD, Ecstasy, Xanax, Adderall, drug paraphernalia (including two electronic scales) and a small amount of cash, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Arrested were:

Sylvanus Ellis III, 18, booked with three counts of possession with intent to distribute a schedule I drug, distribution of a schedule II drug, possession with intent to distribute a schedule IV drug, illegal carrying of a firearm, possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Hailey Vieregge, 20, illegal carrying of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I drug.

Peyton Lewis, 18, possession of marijuana.

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