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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of a Covington Woman

According to Berwick Police Chief David Leonard, On June 22, 2021, at 5:19AM, officers stopped a vehicle for speeding 90mph in a 55mph speed zone on US Hwy 90 westbound. Throughout the course of the stop, officers requested and were granted consent to search the vehicle. Officers located methamphetamine, heroin, and drug paraphernalia during the search and the passenger, identified as Kelsey D.Ventura, said the drugs belonged to her. During her arrest, she was found to be in possession of more methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Ventura, 33 years old, of Covington, LA, was arrested the following charges:

Possession of Heroin

Possession of Methamphetamines

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Ventura was placed under arrest and booked into the Berwick Jail where she remains with no bond set.





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