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Suspect Arrested for Illegal Possession of Drugs, Gun

by Ambria R. Washington

March 29, 2018

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Fourth District, Good Police Work

Suspect Arrested for Illegal Possession of Drugs, Gun

Officers in the Fourth District arrested Charles Lacoste (DOB:01-22-92) for being a convicted felon while in possession of a firearm, illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of narcotics and possession of marijuana.   

The incident happened on March 26, 2018. Fourth District Narcotics detectives concluded an investigation into a CrimeStoppers tip that reported the selling and distribution of illegal narcotics in the 400 block of Homer Street. The detectives assisted with the NOPD’s Special Operation Division executed a search warrant at the location. During the search, officers seized a revolver handgun and marijuana. 

Lacoste was booked accordingly into Central Lock-up.

Anyone with any other information should contact Fourth District detectives at 504-658-6040, or anonymously contact CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.