Thibodaux Police: 22 Grams of marijuana found on traffic stop

Derrell Hebert, Sr.
April 6, 2021
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Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced the arrest of Kandie Allen (B/F, 35 of Houma, La.), for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Felony), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia & Turning Movements Required.

On Thursday, April 1, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m., Thibodaux Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on a 2007 Blue Ford Crown Victoria for a traffic violation. Upon stopping the vehicle in the 1000 block of Canal Bouleavrd, officers made contact with the driver identified as Kandie Allen. Due to a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle and Ms. Allen’s nervous demeanor, she was detained and a search was conducted on the vehicle. The search rendered the findings of approximately 22 grams of suspected marijuana packaged in separate containers along with numerous cigars and a grinder.

Ms. Allen was placed under arrest was transported to the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex where she later posted a $2,700.00 bond.