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St. Martinville Man Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges - 5/2/2018 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

May 2, 2018

9:10 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

St. Martinville Man Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges

(St. Martinville, LA)-On November 11, 2017, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical call. Upon arrival Deputies were met with a strong odor of what was believed to be marijuana. A consent to search the residence was granted by the suspect, and Investigators located drug paraphernalia along with several other illegal narcotics.

Upon verification of the recent results from the crime lab regarding the substances that were located in the residence, a warrant of arrest was obtained for Devin Capritto, 23, St. Martinville, LA., and this evening he was arrested and charged as follows:

LA. R.S.-40:966 Possession of Marijuana (2 counts)

LA. R.S.-40:970 Possession of Schedule V(1 count)

LA. R.S.-40:1023 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

LA. R.S.-14:91.13 Illegal Use of CDS in Presence of a Juvenile

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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