News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Toby Aguillard, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: P.O. Karl Ratcliff
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 5/12/2017 4:40 PM
Drug Seizure by Lafayette City Police

Lafayette, LA— On May 11, 2017 the Lafayette Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit (CSU) conducted an independent drug interdiction operation in the city of Lafayette that resulted in the detection, location, and seizure of 11,098 grams of Cocaine valued at $1,109,800.00 as well as 1,853 Oxycodone tablets valued at $55,590.00.This is the largest independent cocaine seizure by the Lafayette Police Department. The investigation is ongoing and will be concluded by the Lafayette Police department. So far, one arrest has been made. Keirra Washington (b/f) (DOB 4-29-89) of Houston, Texas was arrested by Lafayette Police and charged with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II Narcotic. (One count for each seized substance-cocaine and oxycodone)

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