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Drug / Weapons Law Violations - Wednesday, August 15, 2018

DATE:             WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      DRUG / WEAPONS LAW VIOLATIONS – MICHAEL KEITH GAGLIANO

 

BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Michael Keith Gagliano, 32, of 131 Honey Lane, Bayou L’Ourse, LA, in connection with the discovery of a hydroponics operation producing home grown marijuana.

As part of a continuing narcotics investigation parish wide, narcotics agents received intelligence indicating that a marijuana growing operation was being run at the address.  Agents developed information indicating that Michael Keith Gagliano was the suspect running the operation.

On Tuesday night, agents executed a search warrant and did seize a significant quantity of marijuana.  Agents additionally seized one firearm and noted a child under the age of 17 to be on the premises.

Michael Keith Gagliano was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

            *Manufacture, Production, Cultivation of Marijuana

            *Illegal Use of Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of Juveniles

            *Possession of Firearms in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Possession of Marijuana

Gagliano remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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