ARABI, La. (WGNO)—An Arabi man is in jail Tuesday after a reliable source led the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office to open an investigation regarding illegal drug activity.

32-year-old Anthony Segari is accused of dealing while walking between his home and the 7600 block of West Judge Perez Drive. On Sept. 20 at about 12:45 p.m., detectives saw Segari in the process of a “hand-to-hand” transaction and decided to do a “pedestrian stop” while in the 600 block of Rowley Boulevard.

Deputies found him in possession of:

  • 21.3 grams of methamphetamine and fentanyl with an approximate street value of $2,100
  • 71.1 grams of marijuana with an approximate street value of $1,420
  • Clear plastic bags and a digital scale

Segari was arrested and booked into the St. Bernard Parish Prison on charges of

  • Possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl
  • Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Sheriff Pohlmann reminds residents to call the Sheriff’s Office narcotics hotline at (504) 271-DOPE or 3673 to report suspected illegal drug activity in St. Bernard Parish. Callers can remain anonymous, and all calls will be acted upon.