42-year-old man arrested on drug, firearm charges after search at home

Ouachita Parish, LA – According to the statement, the 42-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday.

His name is Ivan Webster and he is now charged with multiple charges, including: possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, illegal carrying a weapon in the presence of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of stolen firearms, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under the age of 17 and resisting an officer.

On Thursday, an anonymous caller told authoriteis that the 42-year-old suspect was selling illegal narcotics.

The responding deputies made contact with the suspect and reportedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the residence on Griffin Street.

The responding deputies then saw a handgun on the couch inside the residence and managed to gain entry.

The suspect’s two juvenile children were inside of the residence.

The responding deputies obtained a search warrant and reportedly found: 7.5 pounds of marijuana, a handgun and cash.

Webster was arrested and taken into custody.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.