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3 Arrested In Connection To Broussard Narcotics Investigation
April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arrested, 1 pound of Marijuana and wanted persons seized by Broussard Police Department
On April 1, 2019 at approximately 5:30pm, Officers with the Broussard Police Department responded to a report of wanted individuals at a residence on St. Deporres St. Upon officers’ arrival, they encountered two suspects who had active felony warrants. During the investigation, officers detected an odor consistent with raw marijuana and was granted permission to search the residence by the tenant.
Officers conducted a search of the residence and located a back pack containing 453 grams of a high-grade marijuana with a street value of over $9,000. A post-Miranda confession was provided by Kol Owens that the marijuana was his. The following arrests were made:
- Kol Owens, 20 years of age, of Lafayette, LA was charged with: Possession with intent to distribute marijuana
- Ashley Touchet, 29 years of age, of Broussard, LA was charged with: Identity Theft (2 counts), Unlawful Wire Fraud (3 counts) and Bank Fraud
- Nicholas Fowler, 32 years of age, of Broussard, LA was charged with: Identity Theft and Unlawful Wire Fraud
- The Broussard Police Department is committed in its efforts to prevent the possession, transportation, and distribution of illegal narcotics both within and through the City of Broussard.
If anyone has information concerning this incident or any similar incidents, please contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers or the Broussard Police Department at 337-837-6259.