Jan 11, 2012 6:59 PM by Tonya LaCoste
State police say they seized more than 30 pounds of marijuana and a few hundred grams of synthetic marijuana on Hwy 90 near Morgan St. in Broussard. Three people were arrested during a traffic stop shortly before 1:30 Tuesday, Jan. 10. The driver, 21-year-old Justin Keahey and his two passengers, 21-year-old Travis Lapeyrouse of Lake Charles and a 15-year-old are charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession of synthetic marijuana. The marijuana has a street value of more $40,000, and the synthetic marijuana has a street value of more than $7,000.00.
Troopers recovered about 34 pounds of marijuana and 387 grams of synthetic marijuana. Keahey and Lapeyrouse were booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. The juvenile was booked into the Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center.
Picture not available for Justin Keahey