An ongoing collaborative effort in Shreveport and Caddo Parish has netted a Minden man on drug charges.
Raphiel Williams, 21, of the 600 block of Leary Street was arrested in downtown Shreveport and charged wtih possession of CDS Sch. I (marijuana).
According to Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw, the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit conducted a special operation recently in response to citizens' complaints.
"With intelligence gathered, agents conducted a narcotics 'Buy/Bust/Reverse/ Search Warrant' operation in Shreveport," said Sgt. Bill Goodin, Public Information Officer for the Shreveport Police Department. "Undercover agents made controlled purchases of illegal narcotics during this investigation and also executed a search warrant at a local hotel after receiving a tip from a hotel guest."
The operation reportedly netted 22 felony arrests and authorities seized approximately 44 grams of cocaine, 15 grams of marijuana, 20 ecstasy tablets, 19 Xanax tablets, 17 hydrocodone tablets and $576.