Keithville: Citizen tip leads to huge drug arrest

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A Shreveport man was arrested during the execution of a search warrant in Keithville Wednesday.

Thomas A. Elledge, 26, of Shreveport was arrested by Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit agents when they executed a search warrant at a residence in the 7200 block of Preston Road.

Agents were able to obtain the warrant after they received citizen complaints of alleged illegal drug activity at the home.

In addition to Elledge, agents seized 13 pounds of marijuana, one AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, six handguns, a 2014 Dodge Charger and $166,352 in cash.

Elledge was subsequently charged with Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule I and Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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