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Search Warrant / Narcotics Arrest - Thursday, May 18, 2017

DATE:            THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      SEARCH WARRANT / NARCOTICS ARREST – ARDELL S. SKIDMORE

 

NAPOLEONVILLE – Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Ardell S. Skidmore, 27, of 132 Skidmore Lane, Napoleonville, LA, on drug and weapons charges after deputies and narcotics agents executed a search warrant on the suspect’s home.

As part of a continuing narcotics investigation, agents developed intelligence that led them to Skidmore.  After establishing probable cause, agents applied for and received a search warrant and converged on the location Wednesday afternoon.

During the search, agents seized a quantity of marijuana, assorted drug paraphernalia, firearms and cash.

Skidmore was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

            *Possession of Marijuana

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Illegal Carrying of Weapons in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances

Skidmore was jailed pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.