ALBANY, La. (BRPROUD) – A traffic stop led to the arrest of two men and $22,000 in drugs and cash seized by authorities.
On Saturday, June 26, Albany Police and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies seized drugs and cash after a traffic stop.
The items seized during the search included:
- Three ounces of suspected marijuana
- $1,122 in cash
- 1.08 ounces of suspected hallucinogenic mushrooms
- Seven individual packages of THC-infused edibles
- Illegal prescription drugs
- Drug paraphernalia
The suspects, Akeem Hopson and Kelvin Costin were arrested and charged, police said in a social media post.
Authorities said the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and Albany Police officers executed a search warrant.
A total of 387 individually packaged THC-infused edibles, seven ounces of suspected marijuana, and 42 THC-infused vape cartridges were seized by authorities. The estimated street value of the items seized is $22,000, police said.
Authorities said this investigation remains ongoing.