Donaldsonville man accused of selling drugs from his home _lowres

James Miles

A two-month investigation by Ascension Parish Sheriff’s narcotics detectives ended Thursday in the arrest of a Donaldsonville man after cocaine, hydrocodone, marijuana and methamphetamine were found at his home, Maj. Kevin Hanna said.

Detectives had been investigating James Miles, 38, after getting information he was selling drugs from his home at 502 Front St. in Donaldsonville, Hanna said in a news release.

On Thursday, detectives with a search warrant found the drugs at Miles’ home, along with the drug Ecstasy, a digital scale and more than $800 in cash, Hanna said.

The drugs seized have an estimated street value of $1,000, he said.

Miles was booked into Ascension Parish Jail on a count of possession with intent to distribute Ecstasy, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, three counts of possession with intent to distribute a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance, which includes cocaine and hydrocodone, and drug paraphernalia, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office report.

No bail had been set as of Friday afternoon.