Houma Police recover narcotics and make arrest

Houma Police recover narcotics and make arrest

A 28--year-old Houma man faces aggravated assault, obstruction of justice and several drug charges after police say he was waiving a handgun at several people.

Houma police say they responded to a disturbance call the area of East Street on Saturday.

They say the suspect, Keyon Hite, was waiving a handgun and also made threats to some women who were standing outside a home in the 2600 block of St. Joseph Street.

As the investigation continued, Houma Police searched for Hite and found him in front of a home in the 200 block of East Street holding a pistol.

Houma police say Hite ran inside the home when he saw them.

Police say he eventually surrendered and was taken into custody.

Police say they found a black Hi-Point .45 caliber semi automatic pistol, along with marijuana, crack cocaine and several articles of drug paraphernalia at his home.

He was transported to the jail where he was booked.

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