NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon
reports the arrest of Joseph Ward, Jr., 39, of 702 Franklin St., Napoleonville
and Murphy Guscemore, 54, of 208 College St., Napoleonville on narcotics
The Sheriff’s Patrol Division initiated a traffic stop
on a vehicle near Spur 70 and LA 70. The driver, Joseph Ward, Jr. and passenger
Murphy Guscemore exited the vehicle at which time, narcotics agents interviewed
both subjects. As a result of those interviews, agents located cocaine on both
Ward and Guscemore were placed under arrest and
transported to the parish detention center where Ward was booked on charges of
possession of cocaine and careless operation and Guscemore was booked on
charges of possession of cocaine.
Both were incarcerated awaiting a bond hearing.