Drug Task Force arrests Gorum man for narcotics related charges

Carter arrest

Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force agents arrested Brandon Carter, 30, on narcotics charges at his residence located at 254 Mora Gorum Road in Gorum March 21. Agents received a complaint that Carter was growing suspected marijuana plants at the residence.

NMJDTF agents obtained a search warrant for the residence and located a clandestine lab in a room where 10 suspected marijuana plants were being grown. Agents also seized paraphernalia used to cultivate marijuana plants.

Brandon Carter was placed in NPDC and charged with the following charges:

– Manufacturing CDS I Marijuana

– Creation of a clandestine lab

– Possession of drug paraphernalia

Carter’s bond was set at $21,000.

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.