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Police: Domestic dispute leads to $11K drug seizure

Source: Houma Police Source: Houma Police
Frank Tavares Smith Frank Tavares Smith
HOUMA, LA (WVUE) -

A domestic situation in Houma leads to the discovery of over $11,000 in illegal narcotics.

Houma Police were called to the 100 block of Myrna Street around 7:15 a.m. Friday.

Upon arrival, a woman told police that she was involved in a physical altercation with her husband. The victim received minor injuries.

Officers say that Frank Smith, 35, threatened the victim and left a large garbage bag at the residence.

In the bag, officers found 3.38 pounds of marijuana, 40 packs of synthetic marijuana, a digital scale and a 9 mm handgun. Officers state that the estimated street value of the suspected marijuana is $9,201 and the synthetic marijuana is $2,000.

Smith is still at large. He is wanted for aggravated assault with a firearm, domestic abuse battery, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm in the presence of illegal narcotics.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Houma Police at (504) 873-6371 or Bayou Region Crimestoppers at 1-800-743-7433.

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