Ponchatoula Police make drug arrest; suspects were pointing firearm at store patrons

Published 7:52 am Thursday, May 26, 2022

On May 18th at 7:30 pm, officers responded to Walmart after receiving a call that two individuals were sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot and pointed a firearm at their children as they walked past. Officers detained the driver without incident and identified him as Kylin Sexton (22 of Hammond). The passenger, 25 year old Tyshon Coleman of Hammond, was non-compliant but quickly taken into custody. Located in the passenger seat where Coleman was sitting was a Glock 9mm handgun and suspected marijuana.
A search of the vehicle resulted in locating the following:
• 1 Glock 9mm handgun with a 40 round extension containing 32 rounds of ammunition
• 1 Glock 9mm handgun with a 30 round extension containing 30 rounds of ammunition
• 1-50 round drum magazine
• 1,580 total pills suspected to be Oxycodone Hydrochloride
• Other narcotics suspected to be Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, and Methamphetamine
• 1 digital scale
🔹Tyshon Coleman was booked on the following charges and transported to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail:
• Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm
• Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS
• Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS- 2 counts
• Possession of Schedule I CDS
• Possession of Schedule II CDS
• Possession of a Firearm While Possessing CDS
🔹Kylin Sexton was booked on the following charges and transported to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail:
• Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS
• Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS – 2 counts
• Possession of Schedule I CDS
• Possession of Schedule II CDS
• Possession of a Firearm While Possessing CDS