BRPD recovers $71K in drug money, suspect faces 8 charges
POSTED: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 2:39pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 3:03pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — 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