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One man arrested in “big lick” drug bust

Posted at 3:42 PM, Jan 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-25 16:42:47-05

Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested one man and seized a variety of drugs today after executing a search warrant at a house on Barbara Drive.

Acadia Sheriff KP Gibson described the bust as a “big lick.”

Deputies seized 80 grams of methamphetamine, 295 grams of Marijuana, 14 Hydrocodone pills, 43 Alprazolam pills, 7 Clonazepmam pills and over 100 assorted items dipped in THC. Also recovered were 2 digital scales, 2 grinders and packaging materials. More than $7,000 in currency and money orders was seized as well, Gibson states.

“During this search, deputies recovered roughly 50 vape pens of assorted flavors and 31 bags of a fruit cereal, which both were coated with THC. These items, especially the vape pens, are known to be popular with teenagers and young adults. These items have been taken off the streets before it reached out youth,” Gibson said.

Matthew Adams
Courtesy Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office

Matthew Adams, 25 of Crowley was arrested and booked with:

PWITD Marijuana
PWITD Methamphetamine
PWITD Hydrocodone
PWITD Alprazolam
PWITD Clonazepam
PWITD Legend Drugs
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Transactions Involving Proceeds of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
Illegal Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of a Juvenile

Adams was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail.