Baton Rouge Police: Narcotics detectives find heroin on man during traffic stop; find more drugs during search of his home _lowres

Photo provided by Baton Rouge Police Department -- Police seized more than $20,000 in cash, along with suspected heroin and other drugs during search of a home Tuesday night.

A 37-year-old man arrested with a small amount of suspected heroin during a traffic stop Tuesday night in Baton Rouge wound up in Parish Prison on several drug counts after a search of his home turned up more than 4.5 ounces of suspected heroin, several doses of other drugs and more than $20,000 in cash, Baton Rouge Police say.

Police pulled Donald Robertson over in the 4900 block of Constitution Avenue Tuesday night, an area in which narcotics detectives had been conducting surveillance, Baton Rouge Police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.

After discovering a small amount of what police suspected to be heroin during the traffic stop, McKneely said detectives searched Robertson’s residence at 10795 Meade Road.

There, officers found 128.05 grams of suspected heroin, four pills that police suspect is MDMA — also known as ecstasy — and one pill that police believe is the prescription painkiller Oxycodone, McKneely said.

Police also seized $20,213 in cash, McKneely said.

Robertson was booked on counts of possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute MDMA and possession of Oxycodone, McKneely said.