Narcotics Task Force

(L to R) Holly Brandon,Destiny Gleason, and Landon Fontenot

Three arrests for possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1 were made on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 4:28 p.m. after the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force was conducting an operation and surveillance on known meth dealers delivering narcotics in the area of Beaumont.

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Deputies with the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force discovered approximately 3 kilos (6.6. pounds) of cocaine during a traffic stop Oct. 24, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Narcotics Task Force officers discovered 137 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on eastbound I-10 near mile marker 839 on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 12:09 p.m.

The white Chevrolet truck was pulled over for “following too closely” and “unsafe lane change” according to the statement. The officer conducting the stop noticed a strong scent of air freshener, which is “commonly used to mask the smell of marijuana.”

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