Man arrested for drug charges after call of two people passed out in a running car

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office said deputies discovered marijuana and heroin in the vehicle.

Man arrested for drug charges after call of two people passed out in a running car
Jeremi Wynn Jester, 39, was arrested for drug charges after deputies responded to a call of two people passed out in a running vehicle in Jennings. (Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A Jennings man was arrested on Friday after deputies responded to a call of two people passed out in a running car in the parking lot.

Deputies were called to the Country Mile store on Hwy 102 around 7 p.m. on Friday. When deputies approached the vehicle, they observed a small bag of marijuana sitting in the cup holder of the vehicle between the two occupants, according to the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey said deputies recognized Jeremi Wynn Jester, 39, from previous arrests.

Jester and the passenger exited the vehicle upon request and deputies found more marijuana in a black box with a clear bag of white powder identified as heroin. Ivey said the narcotics recovered totaled 1.1 grams heroin and 10.21 grams marijuana.

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office deputies found marijuana and heroin after responding to a call of people passed out in a running vehicle.
Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office deputies found marijuana and heroin after responding to a call of people passed out in a running vehicle. (Source: KPLC)

Jester was booked into the parish jail and is facing drug charges.

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