Officers: 2 arrested, $900 worth of drugs seized

Officers: 2 arrested, $900 worth of drugs seized

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Officers seized over $900 worth of drugs, and arrested two men late Thursday night.

According to Chief Deputy Tony Bacala, detectives conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle on October 30 in the Prairieville area. As a result of the stop, detectives located marijuana, THC oil, Hash, Ecstasy, marijuana brownies, and psilocybin.

Both the driver, Michael Costa, 20, and passenger of the vehicle, Brandon Lea, 21, were arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute.

Both were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail, and both await bond.

Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is encouraged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8355.

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