Following a months-long investigation, members of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division, with the assistance of members of the STPSO Special Operations Division, K9 Division, Major Crimes Unit and Criminal Patrol Division, executed search warrants Friday (September 24, 2021) at two Slidell-area residences and made six arrests
At the homes, which were located in the 37000 block of Ben Thomas Road and in the 800 block of Magnolia Street in Slidell, detectives seized the following items: approximately 7 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 2.5 pounds of marijuana, approximately 5 grams of fentanyl/heroin mixture, 3.8 grams of MDMA pills/powder, seven Vyvanse pills, five Tramadol pills, 60 Hydrocodone 10mg pills, 14.9 grams of powdered cocaine, two Suboxone 8mg strips, 63.9 grams of methamphetamine, 29.5 grams of heroin, and a Glock 9mm with a tactical pistol light and an extended magazine. Detectives also seized $1,712 in cash believed to be proceeds from drug sales and a 2015 Nissan Altima, which was used to facilitate the drug sales.
As a result of the investigation, detectives arrested six individuals.
Wayne Bernard (age 26 and of Slidell), Eric Adams (age 28 and of Slidell), Cordell Kirsh (age 23 and of Slidell), Jasmine Kirsh (age 31 and of Slidell), Ella May Smith (age 66 and of Slidell), and Samuel Sanders (age 61 and of Slidell).