PATTERSON, LA (WAFB) - A man was arrested on drug charges Tuesday after authorities intercepted a package in the mail containing marijuana.
Justin Bourgeois, 39, of Patterson, was taken into custody just before 1 p.m.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said the marijuana confiscated has a street value of more than $22,000.
Narcotics agents and an investigator with the US Postal Service searched Bourgeois' home. They reported finding digital scales and prescription ibuprofen pills inside.
Bourgeois was booked into the parish jail on the following charges:
Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
Possession of a Legend drug without a prescription
Possession of drug paraphernalia
No bond was set.