Crowley PD drug investigation leads to arrest on West 8th Street

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CROWLEY, La. (KLFY)- Additional arrests are expected stemming from a narcotics investigation in Crowley.

On Monday, May 6, 2019, agents with Crowley Police Narcotic Division and S.W.A.T Team executed a search warrant on 1515 West 8th Street here in the City of Crowley.

“This search warrant comes after a two week long investigation into suspected drug sells coming from this residence,” Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard said.

A suspect, 29-year-old Darius Harrison, of Crowley, inside the home when agents arrived. 

Broussard said “a large amount” of various types of drugs, including more than one pound of regular marijuana and several ounces of the high grade marijuana.

Agents located a street value of about $1800 in marijuana alone, the chief said. 

Agents also found $5,000 in cash that was hidden inside the residence that agents “believe came from drug proceeds”.

There was also about 57 Ecstasy pills, 15 Alprazolam pills, 20 Tramadol pills all together with street value about of $ 600.00 dollars. I

n addition, there were 8 one pint bottles of Codeine that sells for about $200.00 per bottle and a plastic baggie containing a white powdery substance that agents believed to be cocaine.

Agents placed Harrison under arrest for Pwit Dist. Marijuana, Ecstacy, Codeine, Tramadol, Alprazolam, Cocaine.

He was also charged with monies derived and booked in to the Acadia Parish Jail Facility.

 Agents will also be issuing warrants for at least two more subjects that live in the residence, Broussard said.      

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