12/15/15 UPDATE: Adams is now in custody.
Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information on the location of Dillon Adams (age 23) of Lockport after agents discovered nearly 15,000 pills and other drugs during an investigation.
The Lafourche Parish Drug Task Force had been investigating Adams for illegal distribution of narcotics since November. On Thursday, December 3, agents obtained a search warrant for Adams’ residence in reference to illegal narcotics. Adams was present at the time of the search, along with another individual, Jordan Landry (age 19) of Lockport. Adams and Landry were both arrested after being found in possession of small amounts of suspected illegal drugs and paraphernalia. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Adams was additionally charged with possession of amphetamine, while Landry was also charged with methamphetamine possession. Both posted bond and were released the following day.
Through continued investigation, agents learned Adams had moved two safes containing illegal narcotics to a family member’s residence prior to the search. Agents made contact with the family member and discovered the two safes. After obtaining search warrants for the safes, agents discovered the following approximate amounts of suspected illegal narcotics: 600.2 grams of marijuana; 29.4 grams of THC tar; 0.2 grams of methamphetamine; 2,300 carisoprodol pills, 7 clonazepam pills, and 1 aprazolam pill. Additionally, agents also discovered over 12,000 unknown pills, over 130 grams combined of two powder-like substances, and 12.5 grams of mushrooms suspected to be psilocybin. They also discovered various drug paraphernalia and $1,340 in cash, as well as Adams’ passport and an envelope with his name. All substances were sent to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for testing. Based on investigation, agents estimate the street value of all substances to be over $125,000.
Agents have obtained warrants for Dillon Adams for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana as well as Possession of Methamphetamine, Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Caprisoprodol, and Drug Paraphernalia. Additional warrants are possible pending the outcome of testing. Anyone with information on Adams’ whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.