Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and Special Agents from Homeland Security Investigations received information Monday (August 7, 2023) regarding the presence of a large amount of methamphetamine in a residence in the Slidell area. Detectives obtained a search warrant and located 3.03 pounds of suspected methamphetamine.
An occupant of the home, 48 year-old Maximo Chacon, was arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II (Over 28 grams) and was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center.
“We have a great partnership with Homeland Security ,and the detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Unit work closely with them to identify those individuals dealing illegal drugs in our community,” Sheriff Randy Smith said. “This arrest is because of that partnership.”