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Sheriff: Convicted felon arrested for heroin possession

On Monday, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force detectives were patrolling in the Pine area. Observing a vehicle with inadequate headlights, detectives stopped the vehicle and questioned the driver, identified as Victor Carl Green, 40, a resident of Prentiss Miley Road.

“After observing a handgun in the vehicle, detectives obtained permission to search the vehicle and discovered a quantity of heroin concealed in a cigarette pack,” WPSO Chief Deputy Mike Haley said. “Green confessed the heroin was his.”

Green was arrested and transported to the Washington Parish Jail, charged with possession of heroin, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with a weapon present, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and driving without headlights. Haley said that Green has previous stays in the Washington Parish Jail for domestic abuse battery and being remanded by the court for drug possession.

“It seems our officers are constantly removing illegal drugs from our community,” Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal said. “That is fantastic! One very small amount of any type of illegal drugs in our parish is too much. I applaud our officers for their untiring efforts to make our parish safer for all.”