BRAVE officers confiscate nearly 7 pounds of marijuana, make arrest

BRAVE officers confiscate nearly 7 pounds of marijuana, make arrest
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POSTED: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 6:30pm

UPDATED: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 6:34pm

BRAVE officials have made arrested a man and taken nearly 7 pounds of marijuana off the streets of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police BRAVE Unit arrested Aldric Angelo Byrd around 2:00 p.m. today in the 400 block of Cloud Dr.

BRAVE officers were patrolling the area after receiving information about drug activity near an apartment complex.

As officers entered the parking lot of the Grand Oaks Apartments, Byrd was observed walking with a black trash bag. Byrd fled from officers and was later apprehended after a short foot pursuit.

BRAVE officers confiscated approximately 6lbs 10oz of marijuana and over $1,000.

Byrd was placed in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I and Resisting an Officer.
  

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