BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A traffic stop on Monday, October 10, ended with the arrest of one man and the seizure of drugs, guns and money.

The traffic stop was initiated by members of the Baton Rouge Police Department in the 5500 block of Stearns St.

47-year-old Matthew Marchand was arrested after the items pictured below were seized by detectives.

Image courtesy of Baton Rouge Police Department

The items pictured above include 16.7g heroin, 27.7g marijuana, drug paraphernalia including cutting agent, $1,310.00, 1 AR style Rifle, 2 Semi Shotguns and 1 9mm Pistol.

All of those items were found at Marchand’s home.

BRPD said that “During this traffic stop Marchand was found in possession of .2g of Heroin.”

Marchand has been convicted of multiple felonies.

The 47-year-old was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charges listed below:

  • PWID Heroin
  • PWID Marijuana
  • Firearm W/CDS
  • Felon in Possession of Firearm
  • Drug Paraphernalia

Marchand remains behind bars and no bond has been set.