Kenner Police: traffic stop yields drugs

Published 3:21 pm Friday, October 7, 2022

On October 6, 2022, at approximately 3:15 PM, patrol officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 2000 block of Roosevelt Blvd. Upon approaching the vehicle KPD officer smelled burning marijuana emanating from the vehicle, officers also observed a small child sitting unrestrained in the back seat. Subsequent investigation resulted in the seizure of 62.7 grams of marijuana individually packaged by weight, 24 grams of cocaine and a digital scale from inside the vehicle. Kendall Lloyd, 27, from Kenner was arrested for possession with the intent to distribute both Cocaine and Marijuana, Cruelty to a Juvenile, no driver’s license and outstanding attachments.
His passenger, Dashawn Weaver was arrested for outstanding attachments, however, upon a thorough search at the KPD Jail he was found in possession of 24.9 grams of cocaine. Kendall Lloyd is actively on parole until 2023 for drug law violations at the time of this incident.
Chief Conley commends these officers for their courage and professionalism and thanks them for Keeping Kenner Safe!!
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Anyone having any information are asked to contact the Kenner Police at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. Crime tips can also be submitted to the Kenner Police Department website: https://www.kennerpd.com/
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