The St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force received a complaint last month of marijuana being grown in a Slidell-area home.
At the home Task Force agents made contact with Tiffany Diaspro (DOB 5/13/1985; 107 Ellwood Circle, Slidell. Also present was her 9-year-old son.
Diaspro advised agents that she had some personal use marijuana and that she and her boyfriend, Charles Ammons (DOB 4/20/1985; same address), had an “experimental marijuana grow” in their bedroom.
Agents obtained a search warrant for the residence and recovered two high grade marijuana plants as well as a small growing operation and the equipment to run the grow.
Several items of paraphernalia, including a marijuana pipe which was located next to a video game controller, were located in the master bedroom of the home.
On July 23, Diaspro’s child was turned over to a family member, and she was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.
Task Force Agents located and arrested Ammons located and arrest on July 25.
Both subjects were arrested on the following charges:
L.R.S. 40:983 (Operation and creation of a clandestine laboratory)
L.R.S. 40:966A (Manufacturing a schedule I C.D.S. to wit Marijuana)
L.R.S. 40:966E (1st Offence possession of Marijuana)
L.R.S. 40:1023 (Possession of drug paraphernalia)
L.R.S. 14:92A11A (contributing to the delinquency of a minor while in possession of a C.D