A West Monroe man is in jail for several drug charges

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MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — After a short chase with the Monroe Police Department, a West Monroe man is in jail for several drug charges.

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the Monroe Police Department observed a white Hyundai traveling South of South Third Street without tag lights or tags. Once the vehicle stopped, 29-year-old Rahkeme Marquez Goree exited the vehicle and ran away from the officers.

After a short pursuit, officers captured Goree and began searching his vehicle.

According to the officers, they found two bags of methamphetamine, one bag of crack cocaine, a butane torch in the glove compartment, five bags of marijuana, a bong, and a crack pipe in the vehicle.

Goree was charged with No License Plate Light, Flight from an Officer, Possession with Intent Manufacture of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernal, and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.

He was transported and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.

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