Jul 26, 2010 12:53 PM by Melissa Canone
Levar Variet 30 yoa of Patterson was arrested on 7-23-2010 at 7:51 pm for Possession of Marijuana 3rd and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute. Agents of the Narcotics Task Force received information that Variet was in possession of a large amount of crack cocaine headed to Patterson. Agents located suspect vehicle in the Wal-mart parking lot and conducted a traffic stop and advised suspect of investigation. During investigation Agent located marijuana on suspect's person and placed him under arrest. The Morgan City Police Department K-9 unit was called to the location and ran on vehicle. K-9 Alerted on Vehicle and a search was conducted with Agents locating a cellophane bag containing a large amount of crack cocaine in the vehicle. Agents also seized $345.oo in U.S. Currency from suspect pending forfeiture. Suspect was booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.