APSO arrests woman on methamphetamine charges

Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators arrested Melissa Bonnette, 47, of Marksville on Friday on charges of selling methamphetamine at her home on Cardinal Loop near Fifth Ward.

Sheriff Doug Anderson said investigators seized 1.5 ounces of suspected methamphetamines, a large quantity of Methadone and Hydrocodone pills and $3,800 cash during a search of the home. The cash is suspected to be proceeds from the sale of illegal narcotics.

Bonnette was booked into Avoyelles Detention Center #1 on three counts of possession of a Schedule II drug with the intent to distribute. Bond has been set at $4,000.00.