Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Agents arrest a Natchitoches couple on narcotics trafficking charges.

According to a Task Force Official, On April 22, 2016 Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Criminal Patrol Units arrested Patrice Brimsey B/F 27 on a traffic stop where they located marijuana in the vehicle that Brimsey was operating. During the arrest of Brimsey, Terrance Hamilton arrived on scene to inquire about the ongoing arrest of his girlfriend Brimsey. The NMJDTF currently had an active investigation on Terrance Hamilton for distributing illegal narcotics in the Natchitoches area and was detained pending further investigation.

Agents then learned that both Brimsey and Hamilton resided at 418 A McDobson Way. Agents then obtained a search warrant for the residence and seized approximately 91 grams (3.25 Ounces) of suspected crack cocaine, 76 grams (2.7 Ounces) of suspected powder cocaine, a digital scale, $14,407.00 U.S. Currency and other items used in the manufacturing and distribution of illegal narcotics.

The street value of the narcotics seized was approximately $10,000 dollars. Both Brimsey and Hamilton were placed in NPDC and charged with the following:

Terrance Hamilton
– Possession of CDS II with intent to distribute (Cocaine/Crack Cocaine)
– Possession CDS II manufacturing Crack Cocaine
– Possession of drug paraphernalia

Patrice Brimsey
– Conspiracy to distribute/manufacture CDS II crack cocaine
– Simple possession of marijuana
– Possession of drug paraphernalia
– Driving under Suspension
– Switched registration tags

The Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force would like to thank the Citizens of Natchitoches for their support. Many times an investigation begins with a simple phone call or tip from a concerned citizen. For this reason the Task Force encourages all citizens to report any crimes in their neighborhoods anonymously by calling 318-357-2248, The Natchitoches Police Department, or the Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Office.