JUNE 1, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: JONATHAN BARNES – NARCOTICS/
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
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.