Three booked in theft of medication

Advocate staff report

GEISMAR — Several anonymous tips helped Ascension Parish deputies arrest three people in the Dec. 5 theft of medication from a pharmaceutical trailer at the Walgreens Pharmacy in Geismar.

Ascension Parish Chief Criminal Deputy Tony Bacala said in a news release Friday that Charles “Dirty D” Savoy, 39, 39185 Wesley Powers Road, Prairieville, was arrested on Dec. 14 after sheriff’s deputies who searched his home found more than 1,000 stolen pills.

Savoy was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on counts of simple burglary of pharmacy, felony theft, simple criminal damage to property and distribution of a Schedule II controlled substance, Bacala said in the news release.

Savoy’s bail was set at $80,292.

Authorities made two more arrests in the case after the raid on Savoy’s residence:

Bacala said the investigation into the incident was proceeding and there could be more arrests.