Morgan City Man Arrested On Felony Drug Charges
AMELIA – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Quincy James Johnson, 27, of 210 Halsey Street, Morgan City, LA, on felony drug charges arising out of a traffic incident Friday evening near Amelia, LA.
An I.C.E. assigned deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and attempted to stop the vehicle. The suspect vehicle refused to pull over and continued on for some distance.
The deputy was able to stop the vehicle and did make contact with the driver, now identified as Quincy James Johnson. The investigating deputy interviewed the driver and noted conditions consistent with illegal drug activity.
The deputy opted to conduct a protective pat down search of Johnson which produced a quantity of suspected marijuana. At this time, the deputy noted that Quincy James Johnson was wearing protective body armor which is prohibited by Louisiana Law.
The deputy requested consent to search the suspect vehicle which was granted. As a result of that process, a quantity of heroin was seized. Quincy James Johnson was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Heroin
*Possession of Marijuana
*Unlawful Use of Body Armor
*Tail Lamps required
*Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
*Flight from an Officer
Quincy James Johnson remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.