Posted: Jun 8, 2010 8:32 AM by Sharlee Barriere
St. Mary Narcotic Daily Arrest- June 8, 2010
The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests:
Courtney L. Richardson 23 years old of 602 MLK St., Franklin was arrested on 6-7-2010 at 5:23 pm for Possession of Marijuana and a warrant for Failure to Appear on the charge of Seat Belt Violation. Agents were patrolling Hwy 90 in the Jeanerette area, when a traffic stop was conducted for suspect vehicle traveling in the left had lane. Upon Deputy making contact with suspect an odor of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle. Agents received consent to search and located a small bag of marijuana. During investigation it was also learned of a warrant for suspect's arrest. Suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with a $2100.00 bond and was later released.