OFF ROAD VEHICLE COMPLAINT, GUN / DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS
JAMAL LEE STARKS
LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jamal Lee Starks, 24, of 117 Violet Street, Labadieville, LA, on felony drug and gun violations arising out of an off-road vehicle complaint on Violet Street.
Responding deputies observed a dirt bike riding on a public roadway and initiated a violator stop. At that time, deputies proceeded to interview the dirt bike operator, now identified as Jamal Lee Starks. While interviewing Starks, deputies noted a black bag as well as a strong odor of suspected marijuana. At some point, the bag was inspected and found to contain suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a firearm and a significant amount of U.S. currency.
Jamal Lee Starks is a prior convicted felon.
Jamal Lee Starks was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
*Transactions Involving Proceeds from Controlled Dangerous Substance Activity
*Illegal Carrying of Weapons in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances
*Off Road Vehicle on Roadway
Jamal Starks was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
At the time of this arrest Jamal Lee Starks was out on two separate bonds, one for drug offenses an another for 3rd degree rape.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.