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$230,000 of Cocaine Seized by Metro Narcotics

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Lafayette Metro Narcotics Agents recovered cocaine valued at $230,000 Thursday morning after an extensive weeklong investigation. Agents determined that a delivery of a large quantity of cocaine was headed to Lafayette from Mexico, and began surveillance. Lafayette Metro Narcotics Agents observed the delivery of the cocaine into Lafayette, and subsequently seized the illegal shipment of 2,268 grams (4.10 lbs) of cocaine.

Lafayette Metro Narcotics Agents are continuing their investigation in cooperation with Law Enforcement officials from the Houston area and the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. Arrests are pending.

Lt Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office