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Tri-parish task force busts drug business in Satsuma

Christopher Robinson (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office) Christopher Robinson (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)

SATSUMA, LA (WAFB) -  A multi-agency effort to investigate narcotics sales leads to an arrest and the seizure of a large amount of drugs in Livingston Parish Thursday.

Agents performed the search at 28350 McArthur Drive in Satsuma. In the process of the search, agents recovered close to 5,000 pills and nearly a pound marijuana at the home. The street value of the drugs is estimated to be over $169,000. Agents also seized $58,855 in cash, a Ford truck, two jet skis and a speed boat named "Natural Prozac."

The homeowner, Christopher Ray Robinson, 39, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of drug possession. Robinson was booked into Livingston Parish Detention Center and bond has been set at $150,000.

The agencies involved in the bust include: the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office, Tri-Parish Task Force, Hammond City Police Narcotics Division, Town of Livingston Police Department and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration).

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