Jan 18, 2012 9:29 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
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:
Jacob Morles 18 yoa of Hwy 20 Lot # 21, Schriver, La. and Dustin Raymond 19 yoa of 246 Texas St., Berwick were arrested on 1-17-2012 at 7:49 pm with Morles being charged with Distribution of Legend Drug (Trileptal), Possession of Legend Drug (Trileptal), Possession of Legend Drug (Catapres), Possession of Ambien and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile with Raymond being charged with Possession of Legend Drug (Trileptal) and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile. Agents of the Narcotics Task Force were patrolling South Road in Bayou Vista when a traffic stop was conducted on suspect vehicle. During investigation Morles was found to be in possession of Ambien, Trileptal and Catapres pills without prescription. Through investigation it was learned that Morles had given Raymond a Trileptal pill. There also was a 14 year old juvenile in the vehicle with suspects. After investigation both suspects were placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.