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Franklinton man arrested on numerous drug charges

Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018 | Views: 1689

Franklinton man arrested on numerous drug charges
From Franklinton Police

On Saturday, PFC. Barry Galloway, while on patrol, observed an individual who was known to have an outstanding felony warrant with the Washington Parish Sheriffs Office.

Officer Galloway conducted a traffic stop on Alvester Thomas of 44357 Vessier Rd. Franklinton,.

When Officer Galloway approached the vehicle he detected a strong odor emanating from the vehicle which Officer Galloway knew to be marijuana.

Thomas was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrant, during the course of the arrest Officer Galloway also observed in plain sight some marijuana.

After other Officers arrived at the location, Officer Galloway conducted a search of the vehicle where several packages of suspected marijuana, powder cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin were concealed inside the vehicle.

Thomas was additionally charged with being a Fugitive from another Jurisdiction; Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule II Crack Cocaine; Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule II powder Cocaine; Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule I Heroin and Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule I Marijuana.

Alvester Thomas was turned over to the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office for processing.