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Man accused of selling pot, bootleg DVDs arrested

1 year 8 months 2 days ago February 19, 2015 Feb 19, 2015 Thursday, February 19 2015 February 19, 2015 12:05 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - Police who were investigating an armed robbery arrested a man accused of trying to sell marijuana and bootleg movies on Wednesday.

Michael Lewis, 31, was taken into custody by officers at a location in the 9000 block of Airline Hwy. Police said they searched Lewis and found 13 individually-wrapped cellophane bags containing marijuana, along with 134 illegally copied movies on DVD-R discs.

Police said Lewis told officers he was "just trying to make a living" by selling the drugs and movies.

Lewis was booked on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and offenses against intellectual property.


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