According to a Task Force Officials on 7/23/2020 Agents with the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, along with Natchitoches Police Departments (Crime Suppression Unit) arrested Shaquille Robinson, 25, of the 800 Block of Merilyn Ave. Robinson was arrested for two outstanding indictments through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF). The indictments were in reference a June 2019 case, in which the NMJDTF had arrested Robinson.

On 7/23/2020, Officers made contact with Robinson at his residence, upon contact with Robinson; he was placed under arrest for the outstanding ATF indictments. During Robinson’s arrest, Agents executed a search warrant at Mr. Robinson’s residence seized the following items:

Approximately 3.5 lbs of suspected high grade marijuana
Approximately 500 suspected Alprazolam (Xanax)
An American Tactical Imports AR 15 223 caliber rifle
A Rossi 38 special revolver.
Several items believed to be used for the usage, weighing, and packaging of the suspected narcotics.
Robinson was transported to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center with a federal detainer hold through the ATF. Robinson was given a return District Court date of 11-17-20 and charged with the following through the 10th Judicial District:

La Rs 40:966, Possession of Schedule I (Marijuana) with Intent to Distribute
La Rs 40:969, Possession of Schedule IV (Xanax/Alprazolam) with Intent to Distribute
La Rs 14:95E, Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of CDS
La Rs 40:1023, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Also arrested during the investigation was Lloyd Brown, 25, of the 200 block of Cardino Rd. Natchez, La. Brown was issued a summons for La RS40:966C Possession of Marijuana and released.

The Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force is working with the 10th Judicial District Attorneys Office, the ATF, and several agencies in this ongoing investigation.

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 Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release: NMJDTF