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TPSO Traffic Stop Leads To 2 Charged in Weapon and Drug Charges

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Colonel Terry Daigre, of Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, said that a traffic stop conducted by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division resulted in two people being arrested for Narcotics and Weapons charges.

On Saturday night, 1-26-19, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division conducted a traffic stop in reference to Improper Lane Usage. This vehicle stop was conducted in the 2100 block of Bayou Black Dr. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Reese Barker (a 21-year-old white male), from Houma. The passenger was identified as Jordan Coose (a 19-year-old white male) from Houma.

Upon making contact the occupants of the vehicle appeared nervous, and the K-9 handler could smell the odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Both occupants were removed from the vehicle and pat searched. The K-9 was utilized to conduct an exterior sniff of the vehicle. Coose was found to be concealing a loaded handgun in his pocket, and two bags of Marijuana near his groin area. The K-9 showed a positive odor response on the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle resulted in locating over a ¼ pound of Marijuana, almost an ounce of Crystal Meth, a digital scale, and approximately $1,000.00 in U.S. Currency. Both occupants were arrested as a result of this traffic stop.

With the assistance of Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, this investigation was furthered. A search warrant was obtained for Reese Barker’s residence at 3902 Southdown Mandalay Rd. During this search warrant members of the Sheriff’s Office collected approximately ¾ pound of Marijuana, assorted prescription pills, and over $11,000.00 in U.S. currency.
As a result of this investigation Reese Barker and Jordan Coose were arrested for the following charges.

Reese Joseph Barker, w/m, age 21, 3902 Southdown Mandalay Houma, La. Bond $300,000.00

1. Driving On Roadway Laned For Traffic.
2. Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (2 counts).
3. Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.
4. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts).
5. Transactions Involving Drug Proceeds.
6. Possession of Xanax.
7. Possession of Legend Drug.

Jordan Blake Coose, w/m, age 19, 207 Kraemer St. Houma, La. Bond $20,000.00

1. Illegal Carrying Of a Weapon.
2. Possession of a Firearm While In Possession of C.D.S.
3. Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana.
4. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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