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Traffic Stop / Drug Law Violations - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

DATE:             WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP – DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS

SCOTT M. LEONARD, JR. and VALERIE N. MORGAN

PLATTENVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrests of Scott Michael Leonard, Jr., 24, of 152 Riverbend Street, Pierre Part, LA and Valerie Nicole Morgan, 23, of 2624 Cypress Village, Benton, LA, on charges following an investigative stop near Plattenville, LA on Tuesday.

Deputies executed a stop on a vehicle being operated by Leonard near LA 70 Spur and LA 308.

Narcotics agents arrived on location and proceeded to interview Leonard.  Based on that interview, agents searched Leonard’s person as well as his vehicle. 

As a result of that search, a quantity of heroin and assorted paraphernalia was seized from Leonard.  Leonard was then arrested.

Leonard’s passenger, Valerie Nicole Morgan was also arrested on drug charges.

Both suspects were transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            Scott M. Leonard –

                        *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

                        *Possession of Heroin

            Valerie N. Morgan

                        *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

                        *Prohibited Acts: Possession of Schedule I Narcotics

Both were incarcerated pending bond hearings.

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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