(C.P.S.O. – Lake Charles) – On Wednesday, July 10, at approximately 11:30 p.m., members of the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (C.A.T. Team) arrested 27 year old Brendon K. Preston of Marrero following a traffic stop near mile marker 13 eastbound on I-10.
A K-9 alerted authorities there was cause for a search of the vehicle at which time a search was conducted and approximately 20.5 pounds of marijuana wrapped in cellophane, with an estimated street value of over $40,000, was recovered from a cardboard box in the trunk of the car.
Preston was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $100,000.