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NARCOTICS ARREST – JOESPH WARD, JR., MURPHY GUSCEMORE - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Joseph Ward, Jr., 39, of 702 Franklin St., Napoleonville and Murphy Guscemore, 54, of 208 College St., Napoleonville on narcotics charges.

The Sheriff’s Patrol Division initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle near Spur 70 and LA 70. The driver, Joseph Ward, Jr. and passenger Murphy Guscemore exited the vehicle at which time, narcotics agents interviewed both subjects. As a result of those interviews, agents located cocaine on both subjects.

Ward and Guscemore were placed under arrest and transported to the parish detention center where Ward was booked on charges of possession of cocaine and careless operation and Guscemore was booked on charges of possession of cocaine.

Both were incarcerated awaiting a bond hearing.


 

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