Man left drugs, gun in designer bags at convenience store
GALLIANO, La. — Louisiana authorities are perplexed over why a man left apparent designer bags holding drugs, a gun, cash and a digital scale in a convenience store.
The man went into the store early Thursday and put the Louis Vuitton and Gucci bags on a chair, according to a news release Friday.
“The employee said he offered her $100 to ‘keep his bag,’” Lt. Brennan Matherne, spokesman for Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre, said in an interview.
The worker declined, and the man walked out without the bags, the news release said. A customer later pointed out that one of them held a handgun. It also held cash and a digital scale, while the other bag held the drug Suboxone and suspected methamphetamine, according to the statement.
Surveillance cameras got photos of the man and deputies hope to identify him.