Man arrested after receiving drugs in the mail

Gabriel Allen (Source: Ascension Sheriff's Office)
Gabriel Allen (Source: Ascension Sheriff's Office)

ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) - A St. Amant man was arrested after allegedly receiving a package of marijuana in the mail.

Detectives say Gabriel Allen, 30, received the package at his home on Leo Lambert Rd.

According to reports, postal workers became suspicious of the package and notified narcotics detectives.  The package was found to contain marijuana.

Investigators say Allen gave permission to search his home.  While searching, detectives say they found marijuana, steroids and equipment used to grow marijuana.

Allen has been charged with cultivation of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of steroids and possession of drug paraphernalia.  His bond was set at 25,342.50.

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