Drugs, gun, counterfeit money seized in Livingston Parish
DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies said they seized several narcotics along with a weapon during a drug bust in Denham Springs this week.
Sheriff Jason Ard said deputies with the Narcotics Division and Special Response Team arrested three people during the search. Joseph Blaine Coon, Lacie Foley and Lorene Foley were booked on drug distribution charges. Coon, who is a convicted felon, was also booked on charges of being a felon in possession of a weapon.
Ard said deputies searched a home at 12229 Brandon Avenue on Sept. 22 as part of a narcotics investigation. During the search agents said they found an ounce and a half of meth, 19 tablets of alprazolam, 17 tablets of codeine, and a small amount of marijuana. Deputies said the pills and meth were individually bagged as if they were ready to be sold.
Deputies said they also found an unregistered sawed-off shotgun and counterfeit money at the residence. They estimated the drugs to be worth around $5,700.
All three suspects were booked into the parish jail.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Zachary firefighter who died in crash Friday laid to rest
Deadline approaching for business owners interested in eBay's Retail Revival program
Police called after vehicle crashes into noise barrier wall on Staring Ln.
NOPD horse walks into Bourbon Street bar during 'Old Town Road'
More street lighting coming to Tigerland after student struck, killed crossing road