Chevis was arrested June 25 after Eunice police investigated a tip that he was selling crack cocaine from a South 2nd Street residence.
According to police, during subsequent surveillance he was observed making several trips back and fourth to a vehicle from the residence.
Officers then approached Chevis near the residence and advised him of the complaints made against him, Chevis then gave consent to search the premises. Officers then searched the vehicle and residence.
Officers allegedly located crack cocaine, marijuana, and $1,900 in his possession during the search. He is listed in police records as unemployed.
Police said they then located located a 9mm semi auto pistol, magazines, 9mm ammunition, a digital scale and a wisk with cocaine residue.
Crack cocaine was allegedly located underneath and inside a microwave, along with coffee mugs containing crack cocaine. All evidence and contraband was seized from the scene and the suspected narcotics were tested.
Judge Ellis Daigle set Chevis’ bond at $37,000, which the suspect posted.
The charges are manufacturing crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of the uniform CDS law, illegal carrying of weapons and transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses.
Chevis has three prior drug arrests by other law enforcement agencies, records indicate.
A 2003 Buick LeSabre registered to Chevis was seized since it was allegedly used for transport and sales of narcotics while under surveillance.