State Police say nearly two million dollars worth of drugs are off the streets of Central Louisiana as the result of the arrest of an Alexandria man. Trooper Scott Moreau says earlier this month detectives began investigating 37-year-old Derrick Felton for distribution of methamphetamine and he was taken into custody during a traffic stop.
"And found a large amount of narcotics on him, a large sum of cash," Moreau said. "Later that day we searched several residences and found more drugs and more cash."
Moreau says the street value of the drugs seized is approximately 1.7 million dollars.
"Approximately 1.5 million dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine was seized that's over 64 pounds, along with $120,000 worth of heroin."
Moreau says they also seized over $100,000 dollars worth of cocaine and $67,000 in cash.
Felton was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. He says .ore arrests are likely.
"The investigation is still ongoing, this is just the beginning."