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  • Mallinckrodt to pay $35M in deal to end feds' opioid probe

    April 3, 2017 9:32 PM

    A top maker of brand-name and generic narcotic painkillers has agreed to pay the U.S. government $35 million to resolve a probe of its distribution of those drugs. Mallinckrodt PLC said Monday it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. attorneys for the Eastern... more »
  • Sheriff: Suspect shot during undercover drug operation

    January 24, 2017 9:17 PM

    STUART, Fla. - Authorities say a central Florida deputy shot and wounded a man during an undercover narcotics operation. Local media organizations say the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon in a hotel parking lot off Interstate 95 near Stuart. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder says the shooting appeared to be in... more »
  • Government won't reclassify marijuana, allows more research

    August 11, 2016 10:39 AM

    WASHINGTON- The Obama administration isn't going to reclassify marijuana and remove it from the list of the most dangerous drugs. The Drug Enforcement Administration says in a lengthy notice in the Federal Registry that it consulted with the Health and Human Services Department and concluded that marijuana will remain... more »
  • Thibodaux Police seize over $10k in drugs after two arrests

    April 19, 2016 11:15 AM

    THIBODAUX- Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced two arrests that led to police seizing a gun and $10,000 in drugs. Police arrested 20-year-old Alex Smith and 20-year-old Ariyaun DeJean for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal carrying of weapon in the presence of CDS, possession of hydrocodone and... more »
  • State Police seize over $1 million in drugs after 2 overnight traffic stops in St. Tammany

    April 5, 2016 12:53 PM

    ST. TAMMANY- Louisiana State Police seized over $1 million in narcotics after two traffic stops in St. Tammany Parish. The first stop occurred when State Troopers from Troop L stopped a Mercedes Benz on I-12 around 10 p.m. Monday night. The car was stopped going eastbound west of the Madisonville... more »
  • Police say $38,000 of marijuana found in drug den raid

    January 25, 2016 10:26 AM

    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... more »
  • State Police seize 'molly', 'syrup' during I-10 traffic stop

    January 20, 2016 3:52 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH - An early morning traffic stop along I-10 East in West Baton Rouge Parish allowed Louisiana State Police to snag a street drug lagniappe Wednesday. State Police said troopers pulled over a Chrysler 300 at around 2 a.m. for a traffic violation that was not... more »
  • Accused Donaldsonville drug dealer busted after 2 month investigation

    January 15, 2016 4:13 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies say a two-month long investigation culminated in the arrest of a Donaldsonville man on Thursday for selling drugs out of his residence. 38-year-old James Miles was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I CDS, possession with... more »
  • Tip leads to pair of narcotics arrests in St. Amant

    January 13, 2016 4:46 PM

    ST. AMANT - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish say a tip from the public led to a pair of narcotics arrests in St. Amant on Monday. Detectives received a tip on Monday concerning the whereabouts of JoMichael Taylor, who was wanted on felony drug charges. Deputies followed up on... more »
  • Suspended doctor accused of continuing prescriptions

    January 12, 2016 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and federal drug authorities arrested a Baton Rouge doctor on charges he continued to prescribe drugs to people after he was suspended from dispensing narcotics. Baton Rouge Police said Dr. Randy Lamartiniere, 57, was arrested by members of the Tactical Diversion Squad - Group 29,... more »
  • Several arrests made in Iberville Parish narcotics roundup

    December 9, 2015 7:22 PM

    [WBRZ made an editorial decision to remove the video from this story. WBRZ accompanied law enforcement on this story as they were knocking on doors of suspected drug dealers. Family members of a current home owner say portions of the video depicted in the story show deputies knocking on their... more »
  • 4 arrested in Denham Springs drug bust

    December 2, 2015 11:27 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff’s deputies arrested four and seized a variety of narcotics while executing a search warrant in Denham Springs Monday. 36-year-old Derek Ford, 31-year-old Sharon Painting and 46-year-old Toby Jarreau were arrested and booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on drug and weapon charges. A fourth... more »
  • $200,000 in street drugs seized in Terrebonne Parish narcotics investigation

    October 30, 2015 12:06 PM

    TERREBONNE PARISH - Sheriff’s deputies in Terrebonne Parish say they made a handful of arrests and seized more than $200,000 worth of street drugs following a traffic stop last Friday and the narcotics investigation that followed. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter of TPSO said Terrebonne Narcotics Task Force Agents tried to... more »
  • Accused drug dealer charged for overdose death Play Video

    October 28, 2015 12:05 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities in Iberville Parish accused a man of murder Wednesday after they said he sold prescription narcotics to someone who later died from an overdose. Deputies charged 30-year-old Jeremy Doiron with second-degree murder for the death of Nicholas LeBlanc on Aug. 31. It's a provision in Louisiana... more »
  • 4 arrested in Houma heroin bust

    September 2, 2015 12:58 PM

    HOUMA - Narcotics agents in Terrebonne Parish say they made four arrests and seized various drugs and drug paraphernalia after they searched a a residence in Houma. Agents said they conducted a search of a home on Wilson Ave. after an earlier traffic stop gave them reason to believe... more »
  • Strip club license yanked after prostitution probe

    August 31, 2015 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owners of a Houma gentleman's club are behind bars Monday and the business' license is revoked after undercover narcotics agents discovered numerous violations including drug dealing and prostitution. Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office narcotics agents said they were able to setup three different prostitution deals with... more »
  • Children, pets discovered in dirty house during meth raid

    August 10, 2015 1:25 PM

    MORGAN CITY - Narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Police Department made several arrests after they executed a search warrant, finding malnourished pets and three children ranging in age from infant to three years of age in dirty conditions with drugs and drug paraphernalia present. A total of four... more »
  • Repeat drug offender roundup leads to 10 arrests

    August 6, 2015 1:08 PM

    GONZALES - An undercover narcotics operation by sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish over the past two months turned up 10 arrests of repeat drug offenders on both sides of the Mississippi River. With months of investigation wrapping up, deputies moved to make their arrests this week, executing the roundup... more »
  • Two arrested in EBR drug trafficking bust

    July 1, 2015 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people and seized drugs, guns and cash Tuesday as part of an investigation into drug trafficking in East Baton Rouge. Deputies charged Dedrick Brown and Louise Vincent with possessing narcotics with the intent to distribute them. EBRSO narcotics agents said they... more »
  • Man arrested with 35 pounds of marijuana

    January 6, 2015 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man after they said he was caught with 35 pounds of marijuana at his home. Deputies charged Joshua B. Scott, 28, with drug possession and possession with intent to distribute. Members of the sheriff's office Narcotics Division found... more »
  • Mug shots released after arrests, weapons hoard found in Spanish Town Play Video

    December 12, 2014 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jailers released the mugshots of two men police said were running a drug and weapons smuggling trafficking operation from a home in Spanish Town. Russell Jefferis, 28, and Sean Krieg, 29, were two of nearly a dozen people arrested in a city-wide raid. The pair listed... more »
  • 3 arrested in Prairieville pot bust

    December 4, 2014 12:13 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Narcotics detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office made a total of three arrests and recovered a supply of marijuana after an extended investigation of Prairieville residence on Tuesday. Detectives were able to obtain search warrants from a judge that granted investigators permission to search a home... more »
  • LPSO cracks down on drugs during roundup Play Video

    November 21, 2014 4:21 PM

    LIVINGSTON - More than a dozen accused drug dealers were busted in Livingston Parish Friday during a narcotics roundup. The suspected dealers got a rude awakening as deputies worked parish-wide to crack down on drugs. "The mission here is to make sure we get any and every drug... more »
  • Drunk driver crashes into tailgating trailer

    October 27, 2014 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish said they arrested a man accused of driving while drunk after he crashed his truck into a tailgating party trailer while still on LSU's campus after Saturday night's game. The wreck happened shortly after 11 p.m. on Nicholson Drive... more »
  • Police seize stash of meth disguised as candles

    October 17, 2014 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Narcotics agents say a traffic stop of a passenger bus headed east on I-12 led to the arrest of a Texas man and the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine disguised as decorative candles early Thursday morning. Officers with the Baton Rouge Police Highway Interdiction... more »
  • Drugs found, man arrested during I-12 traffic stop

    September 25, 2014 4:50 PM

    HAMMOND - Louisiana State Police arrested a Florida man after investigators said they found narcotics during a traffic stop in Tangipahoa Parish. Troopers arrested Alexander Pesante, 41, of Orlando after they stopped and searched his vehicle on I-12 near Hammond Thursday morning. Troopers said they became suspicious of... more »
  • TPSO deputies arrest accused crack dealer

    August 11, 2014 12:05 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish said they arrested an accused crack cocaine dealer while patrolling in a high crime area of Ponchatoula last Thursday. Deputies said they were making their rounds near N. First Street on Aug. 7 when they saw a parked vehicle speed off as... more »
  • BRAVE Unit reports 11 narcotics arrests in 2 days

    August 7, 2014 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police BRAVE Unit reported 11 arrests in addition the seizure of narcotics, guns and cash during follow up investigations and patrols in Baton Rouge. On Tuesday, the BRAVE Unit began a follow up investigation of the first of two residences in the 1000... more »
  • APSO: Convicted felon arrested on drug charges

    August 6, 2014 2:52 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a convicted felon on drug charges in Donaldsonville Tuesday night. Detectives arrested Gregory Sharat, 33, after they searched his home on W. Hwy 18 and located pills, marijuana and a large quantity of cocaine. Detectives said they also seized... more »
  • Agents arrest 1 during tattoo parlor drug raid

    August 1, 2014 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Narcotics agents arrested the owner of a Harding Blvd. tattoo parlor and seized an array of street narcotics during a raid of the man's business last night. Agents searched the property owned by Rodney Johnson, 37, on the evening of July 31 after undercover detectives were... more »

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