Shortly after midnight Saturday (March 26, 2022) morning, detectives with the STPSO Narcotics Division’s Proactive Enforcement Unit were conducting extra patrols of the Slidell area hotels and motels when they observed a suspicious vehicle backed into a parking space. The vehicle was occupied by the driver, 37 year-old Corey Mitchell of New Orleans, and his four-year-old child. As they approached the vehicle, detectives observed narcotics in plain view.
Detectives searched the vehicle and recovered approximately 229.8 grams of suspected MDMA, 3 suspected tablets of LSD, 2.5 tablets of suspected tramadol, approximately 1 gram of suspected THC wax, approximately 5.7 grams of suspected marijuana, a digital scale and multiple empty bags.
Mitchell was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center for the offenses of Possession with the Intent to distribute Schedule I CDS (MDMA), Possession of Schedule I CDS (LSD), Possession of Schedule IV CDS (Tramadol), Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile, Possession of Schedule I CDS (THC wax), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Schedule I CDS (Marijuana). Bond was set at $25,000.00.
Mitchell’s young child was released into the custody of his mother.