Breaux Bridge man arrested on several drug charges

Breaux Bridge man arrested on several drug charges
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 5:09pm

On Tuesday, Dec. 21, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation in the Breaux Bridge area.

After conducting surveillance, agents stopped a vehicle driven by Joshua Solomon, 36, of Breaux Bridge. A K-9 alert prompted a search of the vehicle. Agents located 10,333 grams of marijuana inside of the vehicle.

The marijuana has an estimated street value of $52,000.

A search was also conducted at Solomon’s residence where additional illegal narcotics and an AK-47 assault rifle were located.

Solomon was arrested and booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the following charges: Possession with intent to distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana), Possession of Schedule III CDS (Hydrocodone), Possession of Schedule IV CDS (Carisoprodol), Possession of Schedule V CDS (Promethazine with Codeine), Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses, Possession of a Firearm in the presence of a CDS, and Driving Left of Center


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