PRESS RELEASE From: Police Department Contact: Public Information Officer, Fred Detro Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2003
City of Thibodaux 1309 Canal Blvd. Thibodaux, LA 70301 985-446-7214
COMPLAINT YIELDS DRUG ARREST
During the early evening hours of January 17, 2003, officers of the Thibodaux Police Department responded to 1207 St. Charles Street for the report of several subjects gambling in the front of the residence.Detective Brian Fontenot was first to arrive and saw several persons kneeling in a circle and having a large amount of cash in the middle of the circle.As Detective Fontenot approached the group, one threw a set of dice to the ground and began to run away.With the help of Officers Jeff Chamberlain and Josh Falcon, this subject was quickly apprehended.This person was then identified as Issiac Holly Jr., Age 22 of 1302 Lassaigne Road in Thibodaux.
After Mr. Holly was placed under arrest, officers located a large amount of suspected marijuana in Mr. Holly’s pocket that was concealed in a chip bag.This suspected marijuana was packaged in twelve individually wrapped plastic bags.The total amount of suspected illegal drug was determined to be 44.4 grams.Street value is $253.00.
Mr. Holly was then transported to Thibodaux Police Department where he was booked with Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, Gambling in public, and Resisting an officer.Mr. Holly was then transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center to await the setting of his bond.