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Woman arrested for reportedly having nearly 80g of meth, numerous other drugs and guns

Drugs and guns seized in the arrest of Carla Renee Thomas (Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office) Drugs and guns seized in the arrest of Carla Renee Thomas (Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office)
Carla Renee Thomas, 43 (Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office) Carla Renee Thomas, 43 (Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office)
WASHINGTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Officials with the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a woman Wednesday on numerous drug and weapons charges after receiving tips from concerned residents.

WPSO's Drug Trask Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) obtained a search warrant for a home in Pine and arrested Carla Renee Thomas, 43. Detectives and DEA agents say they found the following items in Thomas' home:

  • 79.7 grams of methamphetamine
  • 26.6 grams of marijuana
  • Xanax
  • Tramadol
  • Suboxone
  • Clonazepam
  • Digital scales
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Pistol
  • Rifle

Thomas was booked into the Washington Parish Jail on March 7 and charged with the following:

  • Distribution of schedule II narcotics (3 counts)
  • Distribution of schedule III narcotics
  • Possession with the intent to distribute schedule II narcotics (3 counts)
  • Possession with the intent to distribute schedule III narcotics
  • Possession of schedule IV narcotics

Thomas remains incarcerated with bond set at $300,000.

"Once again, we see the value of a joint effort between your sheriff's office and the DEA to eradicate illegal narcotics in Washington Parish and put drug dealers in jail. It is a great partnership and we will continue to work together on behalf of the good citizens of our parish," said Sheriff Randy Seal.

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