LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: Travis DeYoung’s bond has been set at $322,000.
ORIGINAL: Deputies with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested the owner of Cajun Cannabis after his shop was searched overnight.
According the authorities, Travis DeYoung’s vehicle was stopped in the 100 block of Congress Street just before 11 p.m. in reference to an “ongoing narcotics investigation.”
RELATED: A GofundMe has been created to assist with Deyoung’s legal expenses.
During the search of the vehicle, deputies reportedly found 17 bottles of CBD Oil, 14 bottles of CBD gummies, 69 glass jars of CBD shatter, one box of CBD mints and one handgun.
Investigators then moved on a search of DeYoung’s Johnston Street business, which opened on April, 20, 2019.
There, narcotics agents said they found the following: one handgun, 37,974.1GG (gigagrams) of CBD, less than 1GG of marijuana, 1,863 capsules containing CBD/THC, 902.2GG of THC/CBD edibles, 155GG of THC/CBD vapes/Shatter, honey containing THC/CBD, mints containing THC/CBD and dog treats containing THC/CBD As a result.
DeYoung, 31, was charged with possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance (felony, two counts), possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a juvenile (felony), possession with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substances (seven counts, felony & misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia (two counts) and possession of marijuana.
The investigation is ongoing, the sheriff’s office said.
The is a developing story.