The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force arrested Brelle Lewis (19) of Slidell Friday (December 15, 2017) and in the process removed a significant amount of narcotics off the streets of St. Tammany Parish. Pursuant to a search warrant of her home, agents located 4,999 dosage units of Tramadol (a pain reliever) and 1,500 units of Carisoprodol (Soma - a muscle relaxer). Also living at the Slidell-area residence were Lewis’ mother, stepfather and four siblings, ages 6, 8, 10 and 13.
Lewis was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule IV CDS (2 counts), Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS, and Possession of CDS in the Presence of Juveniles.
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force includes members form the Sheriff’s Office as well as the Slidell, Mandeville and Covington Police Departments. The Task Force was assisted by officers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection as well as Homeland Security during this investigation.