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Cottonport couple arrested on drug charges

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(KALB News Channel 5) - According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Lewis Michael Gauthier, 24, and Ashley Mitchell, 23, both of Cottonport, were arrested by Sheriff's Office narcotic investigators early Thursday evening.

Deputies executed a search warrant at their residence located on Highway 29 in Cottonport. A subsequent search of the home resulted in investigators seizing approximatley 1,022.5 grams of suspected synthetic canibinoids with a street value of $20,450.00, along with components used in the manufacturing and ingestion of synthetic canibinoids. 

Agents also seized $1,140.00 in cash suspected to be the proceeds from illicit drug transactions. Both Gauthier and Mitchell were booked into the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office DC #1 charged with manufacture/cultivation of CDS SCH 1 and Possession of CDS SCH 1 with intent to Distribute. 

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