Lafourche men face drug, gun charges

Raceland, La. - Two Lafourche Parish men were arrested Tuesday after agents discovered them with drugs and firearms at a Raceland home, according to Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre.

On Tuesday afternoon deputies were called to a mobile home on Williams Street after learning that marijuana had been seen at the residence. Deputies found Javiri Bradley, 32, and Jeremiah Lyons, 27, sitting outside. Lyons had more than $2,800 cash in his possession, deputies said.

During a search of the mobile home, which belongs to one of Lyons' relatives, Lafourche Parish Drug Task Force agents said they found approximately 460 grams of marijuana.

They also discovered more than 7.5 grams of what they suspect was crack cocaine, two bottles of suspected liquid codeine, and a variety of drug paraphernalia. Agents also recovered three handguns, including a fully loaded revolver. The street value of all the drugs seized was over $3,000.

Bradley and Lyons were booked with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and crack cocaine, possession of codeine and drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance.

In addition, Bradley faces a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is being held in lieu of $165,250 bond. Lyons is being held in lieu of $65,250 bond. Both men are also being held for the Louisiana Department of Probation and Parole.