POSTED: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 8:04pm
SPRINGFIELD, LA — A search warrant issued yesterday led members of the Livingston Parish Narcotics Division to a home on LA Hwy 43 in Springfield and resulted in the arrest of one man.
Inside the Springfield residence and in vehicles on the property, deputies located two gallon-size bags and one sandwich-type bag. Each bag contained marijuana. Weighing scales and packaging materials were also recovered during the search.
The total weight of the recovered marijuana is approximately 1 lb., 3 oz. and carries a street value of approximately $1,500.00
As a result of the search, Brian Keith Williams, 41, was placed under arrest for Possession with intent to distribute marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Williams is currently out on bond.
Sheriff Jason Ard says his, "newly-formed Narcotics Division was following up on numerous complaints about this individual and this particular area of Livingston Parish."