Deputies say 3 were arrested for illegal possession of drugs, firearms, and body armor

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(1/11/19) The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office (OPSO) arrested 3 suspects on alleged counts of illegal possession of drugs, firearms, and body armor.

According to the arrest reports, Thomas Monk age 46, Brittney Corbin age 26, and Mark Ray age 46 were all arrested on felony counts of Possession of drugs, illegal firearms in the presence of narcotics, and unlawful possession of body armor.

Deputies say on January 10, 2019, they responded to an anonymous tip of narcotic sales at the Days Inn hotel on Frontage Road in Monroe, Louisiana.

The arrest report states the deputies approached Thomas Monk and informed him of the tip. Monk agreed to speak with the deputies and proceeded to search Monk’s person where they found him in possession of methamphetamine.

Monk admitted that he was staying in room 221 where the other alleged suspects were found.

Deputies say they approached the room where they found Brittney Corbin and Mark Ray.

Deputies informed Corbin and Ray of the situation and were given permission to search the room where they found Ray in possession of Marijuana and Corbin in possession of Methamphetamine.

Deputies also found two .22 caliber pistols and body armor.

OPSO says all 3 suspects were read their Miranda rights and booked into Ouachita Correctional Center.

Brittney Marie Corbin faces charges of:

Unlawful Use or Possession of Body Armor – (Felony)

Illegal Carrying Weapon (Presence of Narcotics)

Possession of a Controlled Danger Substance, Schedule 2 – (Felony)

Bond has been set at $18,500.00.

Brittney Marie Corbin

Mark David Ray faces charges of::

Unlawful Use or Possession of Body Armor – (Felony)

Illegal Carrying Weapon (Presence of Narcotics)

Possession Class-1 1st Offense – (Misdemeanor)

Possession of a Dangerous Substance, Schedule 2 – (Felony)

Bond has been set at $19,250.00.

Mark David Ray

Thomas Williams Monk faces charges of:

Unlawful Use or Possession of Body Armor – (Felony)

Illegal Carrying Weapon (Presence of Narcotics)

Possession of a Controlled Danger Substance, Schedule 2 – (Felony)

Bond has been set at $18,500.00.

Thomas William Monk

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