Drug bust nets four arrests

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 9:29pm

BAKER, LA (FOX44) — This morning detectives with the Baker Police Department and deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office executed an early morning narcotics search at a local trailer park in Baker. Several residents were arrested after illegal narcotics were retrieved from inside of the home.

Cardarius Covington, 24, Isha White, 20, and Iman White, 28, were located inside the residence of a home on Jefferson Street.

The morning raid came as a result of an ongoing investigation, which revealed that illegal narcotics distribution was taking place from the home. The illegal narcotics seized by police were discovered to be within reach of three small children – all under the age of ten – who had been inside.

Surprdrug bust, 4 person drugisingly, a fourth arrest was made after the parent of one of the children arrived on the scene.


Police arrested Tracey Levon White, 42, who was the person leasing the trailer that officers breached.

In her direct statement to police, White openly admitted that she and the other occupants routinely smoked marijuana in the home; and that it was a regular occurrence throughout the trailer park.


Cardarius Covington, Isha White, and Iman White were all booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish prison with separate counts of Possession of Marijuana; in addition to three separate counts of Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the presence of minors. Police later notified the Department of Child and Family Services; and reported that the investigation is still ongoing.


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