Aug 21, 2013 5:59 PM by KATC
Narcotics agents working during the early evening hours of August 20th observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation, according to a news release.
Upon making the traffic stop, agents observed marijuana in plain view. "Once agents observed the marijuana in plain view, the occupants were arrested and the vehicle was searched. In all, three (3) bags of marijuana and a scale were located within the vehicle. Agents also confiscated just over $1,300 from the suspects" stated Chief KP Gibson.
Arrested were Dillian Stoute, 21 of Lafayette, Blakely John, 25 of Crowley and John Bourque, 30 of Crowley. All three men were charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana. Stoute was charged with traffic violations and Bourque was also charged with Monies Derived from Drug Proceeds. Bourque is currently on Parole and Stoute is on active probation.