VILLE PLATTE, La. (KLFY) – A Ville Platte woman was arrested for possession of $20,000 in illegal narcotics and firearms.
According to the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Nov. 18 at a house on Tiger Lane. No one was home when the agents entered, but a few minutes later the owner arrived and was taken into custody without any incident. Narcotics agents found a large amount of illegal narcotics, including psychedelic mushrooms, and firearms with homemade silencers. The estimated street value of the drugs is over $20,000.
Leigh Katherine Lahaye, 31 of Ville Platte was arrested and charged with the following:
- Possession with intent to distribute marijuana over 3000 grams along with 400 grams of THC wax and over 25 THC vape pens
- Possession with intent to distribute psychedelic mushrooms over 96 grams along with 64 bags of edible mushroom bars
- Possession with intent to distribute THC gummies over 40 bags along with 4 ½ bottles of THC syrup
- Possession of firearms in the presence of CDS, some with homemade silencers.
Lahaye was released the same day after posting a $20,000 bond.
Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.