Jefferson County detectives seize drugs, cash and guns in Nederland

Jefferson County detectives seize drugs, cash and guns in Nederland

While following up on complaints from neighbors, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Officers executing a search warrant at the Hillcrest Apartment in Nederland discovered large amounts of hydrocodone and synthetic marijuana, along with more than $13,000 in currency and multiple weapons, reports Captain Crystal Holems.

According to Holmes, deputies performed the search of apartment #108 at 1516 S. 27th St. at about 9:30 a.m. on June 2 after receiving complaing from neighbors and businesses surrounding the residence. Narcotics detectives conducted surveillance at the location, then knocked on the door and spoke to the suspect, 44-year-old Gregory Provost. Provost gave detectives consent to search the apartment.

The detectives secured the apartment and reportedly seized approximately 1.67 grams of marijuana, 69.4 grams of hydrocodone pills and one pound of synthetic marijuana. Three handguns and $13,450.00 in currency from the proceeds the sale of narcotics were also seized.

Provost was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and felon in possession of a firearm. Provost was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility. 

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