Possible explosives found at New Iberia motel during drug raid | Criminality

NEW IBERIA, La. (KADN) – Authorities in New Iberia say a drug investigation led to an explosives scare.

A drug raid at the Teche Motel on Main Street on Friday, May 10 led to the discovery of what are now believed to be several explosive devices.

The area has been evacuated while Louisiana State Police, federal ATF agents and bomb squad officers deal with the situation.

A section of Main Street near the motel is also closed due to this incident.

New Iberia State Police said one person is currently in custody on a drug possession warrant in this case.

Additional charges are possible as the authorities take care of everything.