Suspected drug dealers arrested after seizure of guns, drugs

An investigation by Louisiana State Police and the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office led to the arrests of three people accused of dealing drugs.

Juan Adrian Banks, 42, Lois Johnson, 41, and William Dolly Jr., 23, were arrested for multiple felony narcotics-related charges and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on March 22.

Banks and Johnson were both charged with possession or distribution with intent to distribute narcotic drugs listed in Schedule I, three counts of possession or distribution with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substance Schedule II, illegal carrying of weapons and possession of a firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of certain felonies.

Dolly was charged with possession or distribution with intent to distribute narcotic drugs listed in Schedule I, two counts of possession or distribution with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substance Schedule II, illegal carrying of weapons and possession of a firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of certain felonies.

The arrests came after a two-month-long investigation in the Baton Rouge area.

During the investigation, law enforcement seized the following items:

  • 2 semi-automatic handguns
  • 1 AR-15 rifle
  • 1.4 pounds of methamphetamine
  • 1.2 pounds of cocaine
  • 1.3 pounds of marijuana
  • 3 grams of heroin
  • Brick press

Dolly and Johnson are still in jail, while Banks was released after bonding out on March 23.

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