Raid ends with arrest of Bossier man, thousands of dollars in drugs seized

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A bust Thursday ended in a Bossier man arrested and thousands of dollars worth of drugs, guns, and cash recovered.

Bossier Sheriff’s Office Narcotics detectives say they served a warrant to search his home Thursday, Oct. 21 in the 4800 block of Airline Drive. BPSO says they found about 30-pounds of marijuana stored in three Pelican watertight protective cases, 18 Oxycodone pills, two Acetaminophen Codeine Pills, and one Hydrocodone pill along with a digital scale, a money counting machine, and some money bands. They also seized $36,270.00 in cash. During the search, detectives found a semi-automatic rifle and a semi-automatic pistol.

Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office found d thousands of dollars worth of drugs, guns, and cash during a bust on Airline Drive Thursday. (Source Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office)
BPSO says they found about 30-pounds of marijuana stored in three Pelican watertight protective cases, 18 Oxycodone pills, two Acetaminophen Codeine Pills, and one Hydrocodone pill. (Source Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office)

According to the BPSO, 35-year-old Richard Baker is charged with one felony count of Possession of Schedule I Drugs, with Intent to Distribute, one felony count of Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute, one misdemeanor count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, one count of Illegally Carrying a Weapon with Control/Dangerous Substances, and one count of Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Baker is currently booked into the Bossier Maximum Facility and his bond has not been set.

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