Alexandria business owner arrested on multiple drug charges
ALEXANDRIA, LA — The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation - Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) on Monday arrested Stephen D. Holsomback, 49, of Alexandria, for drug charges stemming from a search warrant of his local business.
LSP AFO Narcotics Agents received information earlier this month concerning Holsomback allegedly distributing marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine from a Store-N-Lock facility that he owns in Alexandria. On Monday, LSP AFO served a search warrant on Holsomback’s facility and located over 10 lbs. of marijuana, over 20 oz. of methamphetamine, over 4 oz. of cocaine and over $4,000.00 in cash.
Holsomback was subsequently booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. He was charged with distribution of marijuana, two counts of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) II and two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) II with the intent to distribute.
LSP AFO were assisted in the arrest by the Alexandria Police Department.
The Louisiana State Police urges the public to use its online reporting system to communicate suspicious activity. Citizens can access the form via its website, www.lsp.org, and click the "Suspicious Activity" link. The form, when completed, is submitted to the appropriate investigators throughout the state.
-- A press release from Louisiana State Police contributed to this report.