Month-long investigation leads to steroid bust
WALKER - Narcotics agents in Livingston Parish said a month-long investigation led to one arrest and the seizure of a large amount of illegal steroids on Wednesday.
Todd Rouse, 41, was arrested after Walker Police searched his residence on Peggy Drive in Walker and found powdered testosterone and steroids in injectable and capsule form.
Police said they also found marijuana and a loaded handgun while searching Rouse's home.
Agents said the arrest was one of the biggest busts tied to powder-based steroids the narcotics team has ever made with the street value of the drugs estimated at over $80,000.
Rouse was taken to Livingston Parish Detention Center and booked on five counts of steroid possession and distribution charges, possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance.