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Bogalusa PD arrests two, recovers stolen gun, cash, drugs

Posted: Monday, August 12, 2019 | Views: 2373

Bogalusa PD arrests two, recovers stolen gun, cash, drugs

Press Release from Bogalusa Police:

During the early morning hours of August 11th, members of the Bogalusa Police Dept. Criminal Patrol Division Shift B, under the command of Capt. Tervalon, conducted a traffic stop on Columbia Street near East 3rd Street. During interaction with the driver, Kondarrius Mingo, and his passenger, De'Salaam Pittman, Officers smelled a strong odor of Marijuana emitting from the car, which prompted further investigation. As a result of that investigation Officers recovered approximately 197 grams of marijuana, a .45 caliber handgun stolen out of Gulfport, Ms., drug paraphernalia indicating distribution, and $2,349 in cash. Both Mingo and Pittman were arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Illegal Carrying of a Weapon while in Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Mingo was additionally charged with Improper Lane Use.