Posted: Jun 24, 2013 8:18 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
James Harris, Jr., 53, 530 Bowman Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on June 21, 2013 at approximately 2:30 pm for failure to use a turn signal, driving under suspension, possession of Schedule I drug (cocaine), and violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone). Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division patrolling the Morgan City area observed vehicle fail to signal a turn from Veterans Blvd. onto Hwy 70. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver who was identified as Harris. During the investigation, detectives received consent to search the vehicle and located crack cocaine. Harris was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. He was released on a $9,250 bond.