Story by Gator Kincaid
LAFAYETTE- On Tuesday, the Chambers County Drug Task Force released their year-end totals for 2021. Those totals include the following:
138 individuals have been arrested on a total of 475 charges
500 warrants for arrest were signed
34 weapons ranging from handguns to long guns were seized
8 vehicles utilized in trafficking and transporting narcotics were seized
$43,378.91 in US Currency was seized
4.92 lbs. of marijuana was seized with a street value of $20,000.00
2 ounces of powder cocaine were seized with a street value of $3,750.00
279 prescription pills were seized with a street value of $2,790.00
3.84 lbs. of methamphetamine was seized with a street value of $104,520.00
Total Street Value of narcotics seized- $131,060.00
"The Chambers County Drug Task Force would like to thank all the surrounding agencies on the local, county, state, and federal levels without whose support and assistance such a level of success would not have been achieved," said Chambers County DTF Commander Steve Smith in a release.
Citizens may report drug activity at 334-756-0570, For emergencies, call 911 or after hours, 334-576-0917.