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Drug Law Violations / Firearms Violations - Thursday, March 29, 2018

 

DATE:            THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS / FIREARMS VIOLATION

RANDALL GREGG HUGHES, JR.

 

PIERRE PART Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Randall Gregg Hughes, Jr., 24, of 119 Pauline Street, Pierre Part, LA, following the execution of a search warrant on his home on Tuesday afternoon.

As part of an ongoing criminal investigation, narcotics agents developed information that led them to the home of Hughes.  Agents obtained probable cause to obtain a search warrant and converged on the home on Tuesday.

As a result of that search, Agents seized a quantity of marijuana as well as assorted drug paraphernalia.

Additionally, agents seized firearms and U.S. currency.  Agents determined that Hughes was a convicted felon.

Hughes was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on the following counts:

            *Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

            *Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances

            *Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Warrant for Failure to Appear

Hughes remains in jail in lieu of bond set at $40,000 and $339.00 cash.

 

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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