DRUG / GUN LAW VIOLATIONS
DEMONE CORTEZ RICHARD
LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Demone Cortez Richard, 32, of 2524 Highway 1, Labadieville, LA, following an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Narcotic’s Division.
As part of parish wide efforts to curtail unlawful controlled dangerous substance distribution, narcotics agents developed information of illegal drug activity at the aforementioned address. An investigation commenced and culminated on Wednesday when agents conducted searches of assets owned or controlled by Demone Cortez Richard.
The searches included vehicles and Richard’s home.
Those searches were authorized by consent of the suspect as well as a search warrant.
The K-9 Division was also utilized in Wednesday’s operations resulting in the seizure of numerous illegal drugs.
Demone Cortez Richard was arrested and booked on charges of:
*Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
*Possession of Ritalin
*Possession of Morphine
*Possession of a Legend Drug Without a Prescription
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
*Possession of a Stolen Firearm
*Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
Demone Cortez Richard remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.