HOUMA, La. (WGNO) -- According to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, on noon on Friday, March 5, a woman paid $5,000 in cash to bond out an inmate in the jail who was being held on narcotics charges.
Deputies say the cash had an overwhelming odor of marijuana. After the woman returned to her car, they say that they searched the vehicle and found $39,868, as well as 96 Klonopin pills and a food stamp card that did not belong to her.
Deputies then secured a search warrant for the woman's home in Gray. There they say that they found four children who were unattended as well as two more of the Klonopin pills, 3.56 ounces of marijuana, 5.61 ounces of cocaine, 25 THC pills, a bottle of Promethazine, digital scales and packing equipment and an additional $945.
Deputies arrested 34-year-old Stormy Lynn Parfait. Parfait was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of and possession with intent to distribute Klonopin, four counts illegal use of a controlled drug in the presence of persons under 17, taking contraband to or into a correctional institution and other charges, authorities said.
Authorities did not indicate whether the inmate was released, the Houma Courier reports. Parfait was in the jail awaiting a bond hearing.