Donaldsonville Man Found Guilty of Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin

Published 9:48 am Saturday, May 20, 2023

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         On May 18, 2023, an Ascension Parish Jury found 36-year-old Jarmaine Gibson of 1407 McKinley St. Donaldsonville, LA guilty of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. Gibson was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Brant Mayer and Falcon Mire. Presiding over this matter is the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg.

          On June 26, 2022, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the City of Donaldsonville for traffic violations. Upon coming into contact with the driver of the vehicle who was identified as Jarmaine Gibson, detectives detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located a variety of narcotics including a large quantity of heroin. Gibson was arrested and transported to the Ascension Parish Jail where he was booked accordingly.

          Upon the jury returning a guilty verdict in this matter, sentencing was deferred to a later date.


Submitted by Public Information Officer Tyler Cavalier for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky L. Babin.