June 14, 2021  |  10:38 am

Four individuals were arrested on June 9 after St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies assisted Louisiana Probation and Parole agents with an investigation at a residence in the 19000 block of Wymer Road near Covington.

Detectives with the STPSO Narcotics Division were called to assist after Probation and Parole agents observed narcotics while at the residence of Scott Williams (DOB 2/28/1986).

During their investigation, STPSO detectives seized approximately 96.6 grams of suspected methamphetamine, which has an estimated street value of $7,728; 3.2 grams of suspected marijuana; 8.9 grams of cocaine; 3.2 grams of marijuana; one handgun with an extended magazine; and assorted drug paraphernalia. Detectives also discovered two dogs that were malnourished on the property. The dogs were turned over to St. Tammany Parish Animal Control.

As a result of the investigation, Williams was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:
L.R.S. 40:967AC Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute
L.R.S. 40:967AC Possession of Cocaine with the intent to Distribute
L.R.S. 14:102.1 Cruelty to animals (2 Counts)
L.R.S. 40:1023 Possession of drug paraphernalia

William Cox (DOB 07/19/1985) and Rebecca Cox (DOB 10/11/1985) were found to be living in a mobile home on the property. They were each arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:

L.R.S. 40:967AC Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute
L.R.S. 14:102.1 Cruelty to animals (2 Counts)
L.R.S. 40:1023 Possession of drug paraphernalia

Also present at the time was Dennis Hamby (DOB 06/05/1968) of Kentwood. He was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:

L.R.S. 40:967AC Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to Distribute
L.R.S. 40:967AC Possession of Cocaine with the intent to Distribute
L.R.S. 14:95.1 Possession of a firearm by persons convicted of certain felonies
L.R.S 14:95E Illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of CDS.
L.R.S. 40:966C Possession of Marijuana
L.R.S. 40:1023 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia