Just Desserts: Louisiana Woman Arrested After Meth, Puppies Found Inside Ice Cream Truck, Police Say

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Source: Slidell Police Department

Mar. 3 2023, Published 5:25 p.m. ET

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A Louisiana woman was arrested after detectives found melted ice cream, methamphetamine and two puppies inside a suspicious blue ice cream truck, according to authorities.

Around 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 27, narcotics detectives in Slidell spotted the ice cream truck with an expired license plate and no brake lights, the Slidell Police Department said.

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Detectives said they recognized the ice cream truck because of previous claims they received alleging the owner of the vehicle was allegedly using and selling meth from it.

Officer conducted a traffic stop and after searching the vehicle, they allegedly found melted ice cream in the freezer as well as methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia, officials said.

In addition to the melted ice cream and meth, detectives also located two small puppies inside the ice cream truck, which are now safe at the Slidell Animal Control.

The owner of the truck, 42-year-old Tamisha Morin, was placed under arrest for possession of drugs, an outstanding warrant and multiple traffic violations.

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She was taken to the Slidell City Jail and the ice cream truck, “Tami’s Ice Cream & Sweet Treats,” was impounded, police said.

The investigation is ongoing, but Slidell Police stated the ice cream truck has been out of commission for several months, so they don’t believe any children were exposed to meth.


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