45 pounds of synthetic pot seized from B.R. storage unit
BATON ROUGE - A joint operation involving East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Narcotics Agents and Homeland Security has led to the arrest of a Denham Springs man and the seizure of 45 pounds of synthetic marijuana, stashed in a Baton Rouge storage unit.
Agents reported they received information that 38-year-old David Eugene Worley was housing a large amount of synthetic marijuana at self-storage facility located in East Baton Rouge Parish. After they received permission to search the unit, agents uncovered about 45 pounds of synthetic pot, a large weigh scale with synthetic marijuana residue and $183,699 in cash.
Worley was taken into custody and charged with manufacturing and distribution of synthetic marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Friday.