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St. Martinville Man Arrested On Drugs and Weapons Charges - 9/28/2016 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

September 28, 2016

11:27 a.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

St. Martinville Man Arrested on Multiple Drug and Weapon Charges

(St. Martinville, LA)-This morning, following an investigation into reports of suspected illegal drug activity, Narcotics Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1400 block of Boon Lasseigne Rd., St. Martinville. Agents obtained a search warrant following an undercover operation whereby a Narcotics Agent purchased illegal drugs from Marcus Bourda 37, at his residence in the 1400 block of Boon Lasseigne Rd. in St. Martinville.

 

Following the execution of the search warrant, Agents found Marcus Bourda at the property and in possession of the following: Crack Cocaine, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, Ecstasy, Hydrocodone, and Alprazolam. He was also in possession of a loaded 40 caliber handgun and a significant amount of U.S. Currency.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with the following:

Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (MDMA)

Possession of Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

Possession with the intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine)

Possession with the intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Crack Cocaine)

Possession with the intent to distribute Schedule II CDS (Cocaine)

Possession of Schedule IV CDS (Alprazolam)

Possession of Schedule III CDS (Hydrocodone)

Illegal use of a CDS In The Presence Of a Juvenile

Transactions Involving Proceeds from Drug Offenses

Illegal Carrying Of Weapons In The Presence of a CDS

Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

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

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