BRPD seizes 23 pounds of marijuana from home

Police seized 23 pounds of marijuana with a street level sale value of $50,000 Wednesday and booked the resident of the Baton Rouge home where the drug was found.

Deondra Hoofin, 18, 646 N. 23rd St., was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said.

The drugs were found when narcotics detectives used a search warrant to inspect the home.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected, Coppola said.