Denham Springs man arrested on drugs and weapons counts, police reported Monday _lowres

Darrel Donahue

Denham Springs police seized several pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash during a drug raid last week, the department announced Monday.

Officers estimated that the 6 pounds of marijuana they discovered had a street value of about $38,000, according to a news release. Police also found a gun and $18,000 in cash from drug sales.

Narcotics officers had been investigating Darrel Donahue, 54, on the suspicion that he had been selling drugs out of his home on Plymouth Street. After it was raided Friday, Donahue was arrested on drugs and weapons counts, as well as a misdemeanor animal cruelty count.

As of Monday afternoon, he was being held in the Livingston Parish Detention Center where his bail has been set at $150,500.