Natchitoches man and woman arrested for possession of various narcotics.

According to a Task Force official, on 7/18/2021 at approximately 1751hrs, Deputies assigned the IMPACT team stopped a white BMW for expired tags.

Upon contact with the occupants of the vehicle, Deputies identified the driver, Christian Collins, 30, of the 300 block of Blanchard Rd, and the front seat passenger, Anna Faust, 33, of the 300 block of St. Maurice Lane, and her two children in the back seat. During the traffic stop investigation, deputies advised that they gathered an odor of marijuana coming from the inside the vehicle.

Due to the odor of marijuana, Deputies began a search. The following items were located during the search:

•A purple cloth zip bag was located, which contained approx. 5g of suspected methamphetamine along with assorted glass meth pipes.

•A half burnt blunt of suspected marijuana.

•Two pill bottles with the names ripped off, along with a green digital scale covered in suspected methamphetamine residue. Inside the first pill bottle with the only visible label “propo” approx. 7.4 grams of methamphetamine was found along with 18 Darvocet prescription CDS IV pills. In the 2nd prescription bottle with the only visible label “morphine” approx. 2.6 grams of methamphetamine, approx. 10 ecstasy pills, 4 half 2mg Xanax bars (white), 5 half Xanax bars (yellow) and approx. 57.5 – 30mg morphine pills.

All items appeared to be packaged for sales.

Upon the location of the various narcotics, both children were released to a concerned and both adults were placed under arrest.

This incident has been reported to the DCFS.

Both subjects were placed under arrest. Faust was transported to the NMJDTF for booking. Collins was transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center for medical evaluation after he began exhibiting seizure like symptoms. Collins was evaluated and released. He was then transported to the NPDC.

Anna M. Faust was arrested for the following:
•Poss. Of CDS II (methamphetamine)
•Poss. Of Drug Paraphernalia
•2 counts – Poss. Of CDS in presence of a juvenile
•Obstruction of justice

Christian Collins was arrested for the following:
•3ct Poss. w/intent CDS IV (Xanax, Darvocet)
•2ct Poss. w/ intent CDS II (methamphetamine, morphine)
•Poss. w intent CDS I (ecstasy)
•Poss. CDS I (marijuana)
•Obstruction of justice
•Second or Subsequent offenses
•2ct drug paraphernalia
•2ct CDS in presence of juvenile
•Improper equipment
•Switched tags

Any additional information or inquiries can be obtained by contacting the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force at 357-2248.


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