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St. Martinville Man Arrested For Cultivating Marijuana and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia - 10/5/2016 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

October 5, 2016

4:25 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

St. Martinville Man Arrested For Cultivating Marijuana and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

(St. Martinville, LA.)-This morning, following an investigation into reports of suspected drug activity, Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office found evidence of marijuana being grown at a property in the 1100 block of Russo Milazzo Rd. in St. Martinville, LA. Agents also recovered marijuana plants and equipment used to grow it.

Robert Russo, 64, St. Martinville was arrested and charged as follows:

Manufacturing of Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

Creation/Operation of a clandestine laboratory for the purposes of manufacturing a CDS

Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges and at the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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