Three Lockport residents are in the custody of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office on drug charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday night.
Sheriff Craig Webre said that at around 9 p.m. on Sept. 22, narcotics agents conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of La. Highway 1 and Catherine Street in Lockport and they were soon joined by the Lockport Police to assist.
Agents identified the driver as Mitchell Folse, 41, and the passenger as Jessica Domangue, 35.
Agents were familiar with Folse and knew he had an active warrant for distribution of methamphetamine.
A K-9 deputy also arrived on scene and alerted authorities to the possible presence of narcotics in the vehicle. During a search, agents found several small bags of suspected methamphetamine, various drug paraphernalia and a loaded handgun.
Domangue was also found to have a small amount of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana and paraphernalia in her possession.
In total, agents found approximately 23 grams of meth.
Both Folse and Domangue were arrested.
During the stop, Jacob Terrebonne, 32, walked up to the scene.
Knowing he had an active warrant for principle to distribution of methamphetamine, authorities also took him into custody, as well.
All three were booked to the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex in Thibodaux for booking.
Folse was booked on his outstanding warrant, as well as new charges for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal carrying of a weapon in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance. Bail is set at $25,200.
Domangue was charged with possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Bail is set at $3,500.
Terrebonne was booked on his active warrant for principle to distribution of methamphetamine and bail is set at $10,000.