Accused shoplifter faces drug charges

Accused shoplifter faces drug charges

RACELAND, LA (WVUE) - A shoplifting complaint turned into a drug arrest in Raceland, according to a spokesman for the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office.

Deputies arrested Lonnie Truxillo, 46, at the Discount General Store when they found several stolen items in his possession.

But, they also discovered a prescription pill bottle which deputies say contained methamphetamine, alprazolam, clonazepam and Lorcet pills.

Deputies booked Truxillo with theft by shoplifting and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, alprazolam, clonazepam and Lorcet.

He's being held in the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on $25,250 bond.

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