Port Arthur Police announce arrest, discovery of cocaine, firearms

Published 6:15 pm Wednesday, October 11, 2023

On Tuesday, the Port Arthur Police Department’s Narcotics and Guns Unit executed a search warrant at 924 West 5th St. in reference to the possible discovery of crack cocaine.

Police said a Port Arthur man, identified as Jacob Alpough, was the target of the investigation.

Detectives announced the discovery of two handguns and “approximately 2,300 grams of cocaine inside the residence.”

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Alpough was arrested for possession and taken to the Jefferson County jail.

Jacob Alpough