Louisiana man arrested after deputies seize over $65K worth of drugs

Shreveport, LA – According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, the 53-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday.

His name is Cedric Ragster and he is now was charged with two counts of possession of schedule II with intent to distribute, possession of schedule I with Intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm with controlled and dangerous substance.

On Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, CPSO deputies executed a search warrant at an apartment unit on the 100 block of Ute Trail.

During the search, the responding deputies reportedly found a Glock 45 caliber handgun, 4,988 grams of marijuana, 774 grams of meth tablets, 61 grams of methamphetamine, 14 grams of powder cocaine, $1,525 in cash, digital scales and packaging material. 

Ragster was booked into Caddo Correctional Center.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.