Drug Charges Archives

Large amount of marijuana found in Louisiana home

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office announced that an investigation into a residence at the 8700 block of Forrest Hill revealed a large quantity of marijuana and that they took a 28-year-old man into custody for allegedly possessing the drug and planning to distribute it. The police were investigating the distribution of marijuana from the Forrest Hill residence, and the search yielded 35 pounds of reportedly high-grade marijuana.

Police find drug paraphernalia in Louisiana woman's underwear

A 25-year-old woman is facing drug charges following a traffic stop in Baton Rouge on Dec. 8. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the defendant was a passenger in a car pulled over for failing to use a turn signal.

2 women face drug charges after police chase

An attempted traffic stop in Louisiana ended with two women receiving several drug charges. The incident began when police officers allegedly spotted a vehicle that was being driven recklessly around Galliano. When the officers attempted to stop the car at around 7 p.m., the driver allegedly led them on a chase.

What are the consequences for drug distribution?

Louisiana law regarding the distribution or possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I controlled dangerous, analogue or counterfeit substance is clear. People who are convicted of such charges face harsh penalties that may include fines and imprisonment.

2 men charged for heroin and cocaine distribution

A two-month investigation into alleged drug activities preceded a drug raid that took place at a Louisiana home on Oct. 28. After searching the home outside Gonzales, Ascension Parish sheriff's narcotics detectives took two men into custody on drug charges.

Several different drugs found in hotel room

A search of a hotel room in Louisiana resulted in two men receiving charges for drug possession on Oct. 22. After the search was executed at the hotel room in Amelia, the 23- and 24-year-old occupants of the room were both taken into custody and booked at St. Mary Parish Jail on various drug charges.

Man taken into custody on a drug charge in Louisiana

A bus heading eastbound on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge was pulled over at 2:15 a.m. on Oct. 16 for a traffic violation. While the bus was stopped, a K-9 Narcotics unit searched its luggage cargo section as drugs are frequently smuggled on the type of bus that was stopped. According to the police, several candles that had meth mixed in with the wax were discovered.

Louisiana man accused of marijuana-related crime

Authorities recently reported that law enforcement officials took a Morehouse Parish man into custody on a drug-related charge. Working with North Louisiana Drug Enforcement Bureau Agents, investigators with the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office allegedly discovered 42 Xanax pills and 50 grams of marijuana at a property in Morehouse Parish.

Louisiana man handed new drug charges while on probation

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies detained a 26-year-old man on multiple drug charges after a recent drug operation conducted by law enforcement officials. According to the APSO, detectives searched the man's vehicle and Gonzales home and found marijuana and a handgun. Deputies took him into custody at around 1 a.m. on Oct. 8, reportedly.

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