Lafayette- Lafayette Police Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a narcotics operation focused on identifying suspects responsible for the sale or distribution of illegal narcotics within the city limits.
Following up on several complaints about a local business in the 200 block of Jefferson St. known as the “Spirit Gas Station,” agents conducted a narcotics investigation. Several undercover buys were conducted resulting in five arrest warrants for individuals responsible for distributing illegal narcotics on the stores property. One search warrant was conducted at a residence in the 200 block of Fifth Street where an additional arrest was made. Occupants of the residence were believed to be connected to the illegal sale of narcotics at the stores property.
As a result of the operation five arrests have been made and additional arrest may follow.