Lafayette drug investigation leads to multiple arrests

(left) Jesse Berry, (Middle) William Jackson, (right) Bailey Pascua
(left) Jesse Berry, (Middle) William Jackson, (right) Bailey Pascua

A traffic stop in Lafayette led to a drug investigation and the arrest of three people.

Posted: Aug 20, 2020 2:45 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A traffic stop in Lafayette Wednesday led to a drug investigation and the arrest of three people. According to police, around 1 p.m. Wednesday, officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. During the stop, 27-year-old Jesse Berry for possession of 58 grams marijuana. 

The traffic stop led to a search warrant being issued for a residence on Holloway Dr. During the search of the 714 grams of marijuana, 33 THC vape cartridges, 12 containers of THC gummies, paraphernalia, and a handgun were seized.

The initial search warrant led to officers investigating a storage unit. During the course of the search, officers located 5.4 pounds of marijuana, 403 containers of THC gummies, 1 handgun, 1 rifle, and paraphernalia.

The investigation led to the arrest of Jesse Berry, William Jackson, and Bailey Pascua.

Berry was arrested during the course of the traffic stop for dealing in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance,
dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana, and operator never licensed

William Jackson and Bailey Pascua were arrested at their residence. Jackson was arrested on dealing in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana

Pascua was arrested on dealing in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana

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