Iberville Sheriff makes huge meth bust

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Seized methamphetamine valued over $156,000 dollars and one handgun.

Sheriff Brett Stassi reports that agents with the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit seized of approximately five kilos of methamphetamine and a handgun.

Agents also arrested 32-year-old Hugo Gomez, of Laredo, Texas for possession of Schedule II narcotics (meth) over 28 grams, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

According to Sheriff Stassi the amount of methamphetamine seized carries a street value over $156,000.

Contributed by the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office