TRAFFIC STOP – I.C.E. ARREST – GUN -DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS
SHAWN CHRISTOPHER RAMAGOS
LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Shawn Christopher Ramagos, 31, of 1049 Ciro Street, Morgan City, LA, on multiple drug and gun law violations arising out of an early morning traffic stop on Thursday by the Sheriff’s I.C.E. Unit.
An I.C.E. assigned deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of the vehicle. The deputy made contact with the driver and conducted an officer / violator interview.
At some point, the deputy determined that the driver had provided a fictitious name. The driver was now identified as Shawn Christopher Ramagos.
As the investigation developed, deputies requested the presence of a K-9 unit. The K-9 did an open-air sniff of the suspect vehicle and alerted to the presence of controlled dangerous substances.
A search of the vehicle yielded quantities of heroin and meth-amphetamine. Two large caliber handguns were seized as well.
It was also determined that Shawn Christopher Ramagos was convicted of prior felony offenses, that being armed robbery in 2013 and resisting arrest by force or violence in 2019.
Shawn Christopher Ramagos was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Facility on charges of:
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
*Illegal Carrying of a Firearm in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
*Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute
*Possession of Meth-Amphetamine with Intent to Distribute
*Resisting an Officer
Shawn Christopher Ramagos remains incarcerated with bond set at $150,000.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.