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DRUG ARREST IN LABADIEVILLE - Wednesday, October 28, 2015

LABADIEVILLE --- Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Monday, October 26th, 2015 at approximately 5:30pm, Narcotics agents initiated an investigatory stop on a vehicle after witnessing a suspected drug transaction take place in the parking lot of a local business.  As a result of the stop, Robert Meads, B/M, age 65 of 3005 Hwy 308, Labadieville was found to be in possession of Crack Cocaine.  The investigation lead to a search warrant being issued for his residence at 3005 Hwy 308.  As a result of the search warrant approximately 12.2 grams of Crack Cocaine and a .38 caliber pistol were located at the residence.  Estimated street value of the Crack Cocaine was approximately $3,000.

Robert Meads was booked in the Assumption Parish Detention Center on October 26th, 2015 for 2 counts of LRS 40:967 Possession with intent to distribute Schedule II (Crack Cocaine), LRS 14:26/40:967 Conspiracy to Distribute Crack Cocaine, LRS 14:95.1 Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, LRS14:95.E Possession of a Firearm in the presence of a CDS.  His bond has been set at $75,000 and he is still in custody as of the time of this release.

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Mike Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information Officer, Robert Martin at 985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.