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Sixteen people arrested in Lafayette on drug and weapon charges

Posted at 10:10 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 23:10:53-05

Sixteen people were arrested following investigations from the Lafayette Police Tactical Narcotics Team.

The arrests happened last week. As a result of the investigations,166 grams of marijuana, THC oil, MDMA, and over 18 grams of crack cocaine were recovered, adding up to about $6,000. Two stolen guns were also recovered.

Courtesy of Lafayette Police Department

The Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) was put in place to combat drug activities within city limits. Police say TNT is made up of highly trained and motivated investigators who specialize in reducing drug trafficking and drug-related crimes by enforcing the controlled substance state laws.