4 arrested in Houma heroin bust
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 narcotics related activity was going on in the house. During the search, deputies seized more than 8 grams of heroin, around 7 grams of marijuana and Xanax, all packaged for distribution.
They also seized numerous items of drug paraphernalia including foil packs used to package heroin for sale, a chopping board with razor blade used to cut heroin, clear plastic bags used to package the drugs, four counterfeit $20 bills and used syringes used for heroin administration.
33-year-old Josey Leblanc was arrested and charged with turning signal required, switched license plate, possession with intent to distribute CDS Schedule I heroin, possession with intent to distribute CDS Schedule IV Xanax, and proceeds derived from drug transactions.
24-year-old Roberto Ramos was arrested and charged with possession of CDS Schedule I heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and use of a CDS in the presence of a juvenile.
22-year-old Beatrice Sosa was arrested and booked on charges of possession of CDS Schedule I heroin, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, use of a CDS in the presence of a juvenile and monetary instrument abuse.
57-year-old Judy Porche was arrested and charged with possession of CDS Schedule I heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Leblanc, Ramos and Sosa were also wanted for other unrelated warrants including failure to appear and contempt of court.
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