According to a Task Force Official, on June 2nd and 3rd, Agents with the Natchitoches Multi jurisdictional Drug Task Force along with members of the Natchitoches Police Department, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, Natchitoches SWAT, DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office, LA Probation and Parole, LA National Guard Counter drug Task Force, Louisiana State Police, Many Police Department, Red River Parish Sheriff's Office, Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office and the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Apprehension Task Force conducted a roundup that resulted in 36 arrests and served 76 arrest warrants.
Agents conducted 6 search warrants of residences and seized about $7,300 in currency, about 1.5 lbs of marijuana, alprazolam, hydrocodone, ecstasy, methamphetamine and synthetic marijuana. The street value of the seized contraband was about $5,500. Three firearms and three vehicles were also seized during the roundup.
Agents had received several complaints from concerned citizens about suspicious activities happening at residences and agents conducted investigations into to these complaints. As a result of these investigations agents obtained multiple warrants on several individuals for various drug offenses.
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