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NARCOTICS/ TRAFFIC CHARGES - Thursday, June 1, 2017

DATE:            THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      JONATHAN BARNES NARCOTICS/ TRAFFIC CHARGES

 

NAPOLEONVILLE Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jonathan Barnes, 36 of 200 Blackwell Lane, Belle Rose on charges related to a traffic stop near Belle Rose on Wednesday.

Narcotics agents observed a vehicle parked partially in the roadway and proceeded to investigate. Agents were able to identify Barnes as the driver of that vehicle.

As agents investigated, they noted a strong smell of marijuana coming from Barnes and from the rear bed of the pickup truck.

Deputies searched Barnes for officer safety and located marijuana on Barnes.

Deputies also seized a significant amount of marijuana from the bed of the pickup truck.

Barnes was arrested, transported to the parish Detention Center and booked on charges of

            * Possession of Marijuana

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            * Simple Obstruction of a Highway

Barnes was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

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


 

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