Four people from Houma face multiple drug and weapons charges following a narcotics investigation.
The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office said it had received several anonymous complaints in recent weeks regarding drug trafficking at a house in the 400 block of Naquin Street in Houma.
After further investigation, narcotics officers obtained a search warrant and came to the home on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
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A search of the residence and three vehicles on the property resulted in a large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, hydrocodone, weapons and various prescription pills.
Officers found 535 grams, or 1.17 pounds, of methamphetamine, 492 grams, or about a pound, of marijuana, two bottles of liquid codeine, about $ 2,500 in cash, and 19 prescription diet pills called phentermine.
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MPs also seized three long guns, two handguns and ammunition, the sheriff’s office said.
Four suspects were taken into custody and are charged with possession of a weapon in the presence of drugs, use of drugs in the presence of a minor, possession with intent to distribute hydrocodone, marijuana and methamphetamine and other drug offenses.
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