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Morgan City Man Arrested On Illicit Drug And Gun Charges

by KQKInews
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Morgan City Police Narcotic Division Arrest:

Stephen Cortez, 55 years of age, Address: Second St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 5/21/2024 @ 12:39 P.M.


  • Possession SCH II CDS W-I-T-D
  • (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession SCH I CDS W-I-T-D (Marijuana)
  • Possession of a firearm in Prence of CDS
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug Free Zone)

The Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division began an investigation into the illicit sales of narcotics from a residence in the area of Second St. Stephen Cortez was identified as the suspect in the investigation.

On May 21, 2024, Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department along with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on the residence. According to reports, a search produced suspected Methamphetamine, Drug Paraphernalia and suspects Marijuana. Also located, was a firearm. Investigators uncovered evidence that illicit narcotics were destined for sale. The residence was located within a Drug Free Zone. Cortez was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he now awaits court proceedings.

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