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Sheriff: Search leads to 3 arrests, seizure of meth, other drugs, gun, fake cash

Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office
Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office
Joseph Coon (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office) Joseph Coon (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
Lacie Foley (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office) Lacie Foley (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
Lorene Foley (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office) Lorene Foley (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities said the search of a home Tuesday resulted in three arrests and the seizure of meth, other drugs, an illegal gun and counterfeit money.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Joseph Coon, 45, Lacie Foley, 27, and Lorene Foley, 26, were in the Denham Springs home at the time of the search and were arrested.

Sheriff Jason Ard said deputies found about 43 grams of meth, 19 alprazolam pills, 17 codeine pills, a small amount of marijuana, a sawed-off shotgun and fake bills.

He added the meth and prescription drugs were packed in baggies like they were going to be sold. Ard also stated the shotgun was cut down too short and was not registered.

Investigators said the street value of the drugs is about $5,700.

Coon was booked on the following charges:

  • Manufacture, cultivation, distribution, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Manufacture, distribution, possession with intent to distribute alprazolam
  • Manufacture, distribution, possession with intent to distribute codeine
  • Possession of marijuana (first offense)
  • Illegal carrying of weapon with controlled dangerous substance
  • Possession of firearm by convicted felon
  • Possess/deal in unregistered weapon
  • Prohibited acts/drug paraphernalia
  • Monetary instrument abuse

His bond was set at $301,000.

Lacey Foley faces the following charges:

  • Manufacture, cultivation, distribution, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Manufacture, distribution, possession with intent to distribute alprazolam
  • Possession with intent to distribute codeine
  • Possession of marijuana (first offense)
  • Illegal carrying of weapon with controlled dangerous substance
  • Possess/deal in unregistered weapon
  • Prohibited acts/drug paraphernalia
  • Monetary instrument abuse

Her bond was set at $250,550.

Lorene Foley is charged with possession of methamphetamine. Her bond was at $10,000.

All three were still in the Livingston Parish Detention Center as of Friday morning.

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