BRPD recovers $71K in drug money, suspect faces 8 charges

BRPD recovers $71K in drug money, suspect faces 8 charges
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POSTED: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 3:39pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 4:03pm

Narcotics detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department concluded a long-term narcotics investigation with the arrest of Bruce Causey, 40, late Tuesday evening.

After searching Causey’s home with assistance from the K-9 unit, police seized numerous drugs, including cocaine, hydrocodone, MDMA, marijuana, and promethazine.

Officers also recovered a handgun and $71K in cash money.

Causey was booked into the East Baton Rouge Prison and faces the following eight charges:

  • Possession With Intent to Distribute (PWITD) Cocaine in excess of 400 grams
  • PWITD Marijuana
  • PWITD Hydrocodone
  • PWITD MDMA
  • PWITD Promethazine with Codeine
  • Possession of a Firearm with Controlled Dangerous Substance
  • Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon
  • Obstruction of Justice

  

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