Louisiana Man Arrested by Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force After suspected methamphetamine and a Firearm Were Located During Traffic Stop and Execution of Search Warrant

Published April 26, 2023

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Louisiana Man Arrested by Drug Task Force After Suspected Methamphetamine and a Firearm Were Located During Traffic Stop and Execution of Search Warrant

Natchitoches, Louisiana – A Louisiana man was arrested by the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force after suspected methamphetamine and a firearm were located during a traffic stop and the execution of a search warrant.

The Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force stated on April 25, 2023, that on April 24, agents of the Task Force, with assistance from UTO members, conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 9 near the Black Lake area.

Timothy Moore, the driver, was contacted by agents and indicated that a round 28 grams of suspected methamphetamine and a small amount of suspected marijuana were discovered in the vehicle during the traffic stop investigation.

Agents obtained and executed a search warrant for Moore’s residence in the 5700 block of Highway 9 following the traffic stop investigation. For several months, agents had been investigating Moore’s possible involvement in drug trafficking.

Agents indicated that they found a 38-caliber revolver, various drug-related items, and roughly 56 grams of suspected methamphetamine during the execution of the search warrant.

Following the investigation, Moore was charged with possession of CDS II with intent, possession of CDS I, Drug paraphernalia, Illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm with CDS.

An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. A person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.