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2 men detained for synthetic marijuana possession

Louisiana law enforcement officials reported that they detained two men after finding 34 pounds of synthetic marijuana while searching a Baton Rouge smoke shop on Sept. 10. Detective from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reportedly carried out the search with a warrant at the Hewwood Avenue establishment. According to officials, it was the second search warrant executed at that establishment in 2014.

3 arrested in drug raid

Three people in Louisiana were arrested after law enforcement executed their search warrant on Aug. 22. A 36-year-old woman and 37-year-old man were arrested at the residence listed on the warrant. Later on, a 28-year-old male resident was apprehended nearby and was arrested as well. The execution of the search warrant came after a month-long investigation spurred by locals calling with concerns about drug activity in the area. Authorities searched an additional residence based on information collected while conducting the investigation.

Woman faces drug possession charge in Louisiana

No one likes to be accused of doing something wrong, particularly if it can result in serious consequences and a bad reputation. If a person faces criminal drug charges in Louisiana, these charges must be proved in court beyond a reasonable doubt. Failing that, no conviction is possible. One woman in our state currently faces a drug possession charge in addition to being accused of committing traffic violations.

Man faces drug charges involving meth, marijuana

A person can feel discomfited after being charged with drug crimes and may not know what steps they should take. Although being arrested can be an unforgettably terrible experience, a Louisiana resident does have options to pursue as a case proceeds. One man in our state was recently arrested on drug charges as well as charges related to other crimes.

Woman facing drug charges, accused of selling to teens

When an individual is accused of a drug-related crime, a series of events is set into place immediately. It is absolutely critical to address the issues associated with drug charges at once, and to take an aggressive legal stance in the matter. Failure to do so can lead to a wide range of legal ramifications, many of which can change the course of a Louisiana resident’s life.

Louisiana man faces drug possession charge and other crimes

A Louisiana man from Union Parish has been taken into custody based on drug possession allegations. The drug possession charge that has been filed against the man relates to his possession of various drugs in violation of a protective order. The 34-year-old man was booked at the detention center in Union Parish.

36 individuals arrested on drug charges in Louisiana

A total of 36 individuals were arrested on drug charges over a two-day period beginning on a recent Monday and ending the next day. The drug charges arrests took place in Natchitoches Parish. Local police there say the operation was one of the largest the Louisiana town has ever seen.

135 people face drug charges after 4-day drug campaign

Police in Louisiana recently completed a four-day drug arrest campaign that involved the arrests of 135 individuals. During the campaign, authorities targeted five different parishes and seized over $400,000 worth of drugs. The operation was led by the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force from May 14 through May 17. The arrested individuals will now be forced to defend themselves against their drug charges if they wish to reduce their chances of punishment and conviction.

Agents arresting individuals on synthetic drug charges natoinwide

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has been conducting raids and crackdowns across the country in an effort to identify and arrest synthetic drug makers. They are also looking for the retailers and wholesalers of synthetic drug products, including synthetic marijuana. Those in Louisiana found in possession of synthetic marijuana or those engaged in selling the substance could face serious drug charges in federal court.

Louisiana narcotics bust results in 4 arrests on drug charges

Four individuals have been arrested in a Louisiana drug bust. According to the sheriff's department that carried out the arrests, approximately 29 grams of what they believe is methamphetamine were discovered during a search and seizure operation carried out at a residence. The owner of the residence, a 45-year-old man, was arrested on meth-related drug charges.

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