Wednesday afternoon, at approximately 2:00, the narcotics division of the Orange Police Dept., along with the help of two Louisiana law enforcement agencies, conducted a narcotics operation in the 1700 block of 16th St.

After a lengthy investigation, officers learned that there would be a transaction taking place in a parking lot. During the attempted transaction, Orange police arrested 28 year old John Demark Turner, of Orange. Turner was in possession of 20 pounds of marijuana.

Turner was charged with delivery of marijuana, which is a second degree felony.