Jan 20, 2011 11:32 AM by Kate Durio

Marijuana Found in New Iberia Leads to Arrest

Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office narcotics division has made an arrest after 1000 grams of marijuana was found.

According to Sheriff Louis Ackal, yesterday agents with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office narcotics division conducted a narcotics operation on Hebert St. in New Iberia. Agents say they located approximately 1000 grams of marijuana packaged for street sale, a handgun and scale. Agents also allegedly seized $592.00 and 1 vehicle.

The agents arrested two suspects allegedly involved in the operation. Roger Dugas, 37 of New Iberia, was booked in to the Iberia Parish jail on the charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana , possession of drug paraphernalia, monies derived from drug transactions, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance.

Jaylen Angelle, 17, was booked into the Iberia Parish jail on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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