DENHAM SPRINGS – A search warrant turned up 60 pounds of marijuana and more than $100,000 in cash, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Jason Ard said just after midnight on Monday, Feb. 27, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and Uniform Patrol carried out a search warrant at 7651 Thames Drive, Denham Springs.
“On scene, deputies located the homeowner, Shawn Kimble, inside,” Ard said.
“During a thorough search of the home, other buildings on the property and vehicles, deputies located and seized approximately eight duffel bags containing numerous bags of marijuana, electronic scales, packaging materials and over $100,000 in cash,” he said.
Kimble was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on counts of manufacture, cultivation, distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule I drugs and prohibited acts/drug paraphernalia.
Bond was set at $50,500.
“That’s approximately 60 pounds of marijuana removed from the streets of Livingston Parish,” the sheriff said.
“All of this uncovered thanks to citizens choosing to work with us in order keep Livingston Parish the place we love to live, work and raise a family.’