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Metro Narcotics Bust

Thursday, August 15, 2002

On Tuesday August 13, 2002 Lafayette Metro Narcotics Agents concluded a two month long investigation with a search warrant for the residence of 20 year-old James Joseph, who resides at 131 Hebert Road. The search resulted in the recovery of approximately 2.5 pounds of Cocaine with a value of $128,000.00, over 4 pounds of Crack Cocaine with a value of $263,750.00 and $12,236.00 in cash. James Joseph has been charged with Possession with intent to Distribute Crack and Powder Cocaine and Manufacturing of Crack Cocaine.

Lt. Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office
(337) 236-5876