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New Orleans woman, Gulfport man charged with possession, stolen firearms

Tiffany Brooks. Source: SBSO Tiffany Brooks. Source: SBSO
Drew Clark. Source: SBSO Drew Clark. Source: SBSO
ST. BERNARD PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

A New Orleans woman and a Mississippi man were arrested in Arabi after they were found in possession of drugs and stolen guns, according to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff.

The couple were found to be in possession of crack cocaine, marijuana, and two handguns, one of which was reported stolen. They were recovered after a deputy conducted a traffic stop on them for a speeding violation, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Tiffany Brooks, 30, was booked with possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and two warrants out of the New Orleans Police Department.

Drew Clark, 33, of Gulfport, was booked with possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, a speed law violation and two warrants out of the NOPD.

During the traffic stop, the agent noticed a strong aroma of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. Following a search of the vehicle, agents recovered two clear plastic bags containing marijuana, one clear plastic bag containing two smaller clear plastic bags containing crack cocaine, one clear plastic bag containing 11 smaller clear plastic bags containing crack cocaine, and two handguns, one of which was reported stolen out of the Gulfport Police Department in Mississippi, according to the report.

Brooks and Clark were both transported to St. Bernard Parish Prison to be booked. Brooks was released Feb. 27 on a $5,000 bond. Clark is being held in lieu of a $40,000 bond.

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