TPSO: Three arrested on possession with intent charges
Press Release from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office:
HAMMOND, LA - October 10, 2019 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following arrests.
TPSO deputies arrested three on illegal narcotics charges.
61-year-old James Brown of Hammond, 51-year-old Carla Williams of Roseland, and 31-year-old Mandi Russell of Loranger were taken into custody and charged with possession with the intent to distribute CDSI and possession with the intent to distribute CDSII. Russell was additionally charged with resisting arrest, (2) failure to appear warrants, and outstanding warrant for identify theft and a theft charge.
During a roadside investigation that occurred on Wardline Road near N. Baptist, deputies seized (9) clear plastic baggies containing suspected crystal methamphetamine, with a total weight of approximately 52.7 grams, (1) clear bag containing a white powder substance believed to be heroin, with a total weight of 13.6 grams, United States currency totaling $1,140, and one digital electronic scale.
All subjects were subsequently transported to the parish jail and booked accordingly.