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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) — A search warrant has lead NOPD officers to a seize of multiple firearms and large amounts of illegal narcotics.

Friday (Dec. 1) around 6:15 p.m. the NOPD executed a search warrant following an armed robbery in the 200 block of Poydras Street.

As a result of the warrant the NOPD was able to seize two firearms, approximately 4.5 pounds of marijuana, around 64 grams of cocaine, large quantities of cash and other paraphernalia indicative of narcotics distribution.

A person was arrested in connection with this incident for gun and narcotic-related offenses.

At this time the investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected. The identity of the arrested suspect was not released at this time.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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