Monroe Heat team makes two arrests on multiple drug, home, and weapons charges | KTVE
MONROE, La. (KTVE / KARD) – The Monroe Police Heat team conducted two investigations on April 16, 2021 that resulted in two arrests and multiple drug, household and gun charges.
According to a release from the Monroe Police Department, around 10:00 a.m. on April 16, 2021, the Monroe Police Heat team received information about Carlton Cyrus wanted on battery charges for domestic abuse and child endangerment.
Officials were also told that Cyrus, a convicted criminal, was in possession of a firearm.
The Heat team officers located Cyrus in a residence for which they had received a search warrant. During the search there was an H&K .22 pistol and about 50 Xanax pills.
Cyrus was subsequently arrested on a warrant for domestic abuse, possession of a firearm by a criminal, possession with intent to spread CDS IV, illegally carrying a firearm in the presence of narcotics, and possession of CDS in the presence of juveniles.
Later that evening around 10:00 p.m., the heat team received a Crimestoppers tip that narcotics were being used on Stubbs Ave.
When officers arrived at the house, suspect Anthony Abraham approached the front door armed with a 9mm Taurus pistol.
When Abraham saw that the police were at the door, he gave in immediately and put the gun on a table.
The heat team officers received a warrant to search Abraham’s house. During the search, there was approximately $ 9,000 in cash, marijuana, synthetic marijuana (also called mojo), and oxycodone.
Abraham was charged with the distribution of CDS I, the property intended to distribute CDS I, the property intended to distribute CDS II, and the illegal carrying of a firearm in the presence of narcotics.