PORT BARRE, La. (KLFY) – A Port Barre man was arrested after he was found allegedly selling drugs Monday evening.
An officer spotted Shawn Michael Thomas, 17, conduct what appeared to be a drug transaction in a nearby parking lot while on bicycle patrol on Saizan Avenue.
Thomas fled on a bicycle when the officer approached to investigate.
After a brief pursuit, the officer was able to detain Thomas and recover a prescription medicine bottle containing crack cocaine.
Thomas was booked into the Port Barre jail on resisting an officer and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine charges.