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1arrested, 1.6 lbs. of Fentanyl-laced heroin seized during Lafayette Parish searches

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Also seized: a Taurus handgun, 76 grams of marijuana, pills and more than $5,200 in cash.

Posted: Sep 30, 2021 3:53 PM

LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KADN) - 1.6 pounds of heroin laced with Fentanyl was seized during searches by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday.

Keelan Elaire, 26, was arrested and faces multiple drug related charges. (Full list below.)

According to a release, the drugs were discovered after search warrants were executed by the LPSO SWAT team at locations in the 200 block of Rose Street and the 300 block of Birch Drive.

Also seized: a Taurus handgun, 76 grams of marijuana, pills and more than $5,200 in cash.

Elaire was booked into the parish correctional center.

The full list of charges:

  • possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl
  • possession with the intent to distribut marijuana
  • prohibited acts (possession of drug paraphernalia)
  • transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses
  • possession of a firearm in the presence of controlled dangerous substances
  • possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies

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