OnWednesday, April 10, 2002 (at approximately 11:54 PM), Thibodaux Police Officersobserved what appeared to be an illegal drug transaction taking place near theintersection of East 12th and Narrow Street. While in the area, Officers observed a man attempt to flag down severalpassing vehicles. Shortly thereafter, officers observed the same man approachthe driverís side window of a red vehicle and conduct some type of hand-tohand transaction which was believed to be consistent with an illegal narcotictransaction. The red vehicle left the area, but officers were able to makecontact with the man who was identified as 22 year old Aaron Rounds of 256Sanders St. Thibodaux.
At that time, Officers found Rounds in possession of one clear plasticbag containing 2.6 grams of suspected powder cocaine. The cocaine has anestimated street value of $260.00. Roundswas placed under arrest and brought to the Thibodaux Police Department to bebooked on one count of Possession of Schedule II Narcotics. Rounds was latertransported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center. (No bond set at pressrelease time).