5lbs of Marijuana Seized in Arrest

Lasalle-Dr-Search-Warrant-030716On March 7th , 2016, Agents assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Metro Division seized approximately five pounds of marijuana after following up on community complaints of suspected drug sales from LaSalle Drive in Alexandria.

The investigation was open for nearly three weeks as Agents gained information and conducted surveillance.  After probable cause had been established through their investigation, Agents were able to obtain a search warrant for the home.

Spencer_James_whiteAgents and Deputies served the warrant, finding Spencer James White in the residence.  Agents explained the warrant and complaint and during their search, located several plastic bags of marijuana.  The suspected marijuana appeared to be recently broken from larger “brick”  form, packaged in ounces to half pound quantities for sale.  Agents located a container of suspected marijuana, scales and a loaded handgun in the residence as well.  A larger vacuum packaged “brick” of suspected marijuana was found in a storage shed.

White was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center where he is currently being held on $7,750.00 bond.

KLAX-TV ABC 31 News 3/8/16