Vermilion Parish Drug Bust - KLFY News 10

Vermilion Parish Drug Bust

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The Vermilion/Municipal Narcotics division made one arrest while working criminal Patrol in the Abbeville area.

Agents made an attempt to make a traffic stop near Lyman and Lafayette when the driver of the vehicle stopped but as soon as agents exited the vehicle the driver drove off again.

After following the vehicle for approximately 10 blocks agents along with the assistance of the Abbeville Police Department, got the vehicle stopped. Upon removing the driver, Torraine Brown, (dob3-18-79) of Abbeville, and placing her in a unit, one agent noticed he attempting to remove something and shove it in the back seat of the police unit.

At this time agents located a pill bottle with suspected marijuana, crack cocaine, and several prescription Lortab pills. Brown was taken into custody and charged with possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute a schedule III narcotic and possession of marijuana. Brown was also issued citations for her traffic violations. Total bond was set at $41,000.

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