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Metro Narcotics Agents Seize a Kilo of Cocaine

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

On Monday June 10, 2002 Agents with the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force closed out a six month long investigation with the arrest of 27 year old Melvin Alexander at his residence in the 100th block of Southfield Drive in Lafayette. The investigation was initiated by the Lafayette Police Department, and turned over to Metro Narcotics who arrested Melvin Alexander for Possession with intent to Distribute Cocaine. Agent seized one Kilo (2.2lbs) of Cocaine valued at $100,000.00.

Lt Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337-232-9211