NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jerome Smith, 26, of Napoleonville, on charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
This investigation commenced in January of 2015 when Assumption Parish Detectives received information from the Thibodaux Police Department indicating that Jerome Smith, a convicted felon, had sold a handgun to an individual in Assumption Parish. Detectives were able to trace down the individual who purchased the handgun and subsequently recovered the .45 caliber semi-automatic. The individual who purchased the handgun identified Smith as the seller.
Based on the investigation, a warrant was issued for Smith and he was arrested on November 23, 2016. Bond was set at $15,000.