Patrol Encounter Leads to Drug Arrest of Ball Man


Grant Parish Sheriff’s Corporal T. C. Vice was patrolling and saw two people scavenging in a dumpster. When Cpl. Vice spoke to the two, the man told Cpl. Vice that he and his girlfriend were on a date and had been riding around looking in dumpsters. Cpl. Vice noticed digital scales in the vehicle and a loaded revolved between the front seats. Cpl. Vice also located crystal methamphetamine.

Eric Jones, 55 years old, of 5709 Shelton Drive, Ball, was arrested for Possession of C.D.S. II (crystal methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Illegal Carrying of a Weapon with C.D.S.