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DEA Task Force seizes large quantities of narcotics

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 7:25pm

Members from the Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force, consisting of Shreveport Police Department, Caddo Parish Sheriffs Office, Louisiana State Police, and Bossier City Police Department along with the DEA were successful in arresting two individuals that were responsible for trafficking of large amounts of illegal narcotics across state lines.
The two month long investigation began after agents received information regarding the distribution of illegal narcotics from the state of Texas. Based on evidence gathered during the investigation, agents served search warrants at the suspects’ Bossier City residence in the 1800 block of Cambridge Street. As a result of the searches, agents were able to seize multiple firearms, a total of 900 Soma tablets, 200 Xanax tablets, 600 Lortabs, 44 grams of suspected marijuana, approximately 780.000 in cash, along with a luxury SUV.

The following suspects were arrested in connection with this investigation and booked into the Caddo Parish Correctional Facility:

Willie Douglas 62 years old, of the 1800 block of Cambridge Street in Bossier City, charged with one count of possession of a Schedule II narcotic with intent to distribute and one count of possession of a Schedule IV narcotic with intent to distribute, Possession of a schedule I narcotic, and criminal conspiracy. Douglas faces additional firearms and narcotics charges as a result of the evidence recovered during the search warrant.

Johnny Douglas, 61 years old, of the 2500 Dupont Street in Shreveport was charged with the same offenses as Willie Douglas

Agents advise that more narcotics charges will be forthcoming against both suspects.

From Shreveport Police Department
 

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