Police say $38,000 of marijuana found in drug den raid
DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said they found tens of thousands of dollars worth of marijuana and arrested one person in a drug raid Friday morning in Denham Springs.
Narcotics agents charged Darrel Donahue with drug possession with the intent to distribute, drug and firearm possession, being a felon in possession of a firearm and cruelty to animals.
Police said they identified Donahue's home on Plymouth Street as a possible site for marijuana sales. Early Friday morning narcotics agents raided the home and said they found nearly six pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $38,000.
Investigators said they also found more than $18,000 in cash which they believe came from selling the drugs, as well as a firearm.
Police said Donahue also has two prior arrests for dealing marijuana. Agents booked him into the Livingston Parish jail where he was given a $150,500 bond.