Sterlington Drug Dealer Targeted by SCAT

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Apprehension Team (SCAT) conducted investigations of illegal drug activity in Sterlington on July 23, 2019.

The efforts resulted in the arrest of Patrick Newsome, age 40 of Sterlington on the listed charges.  Newsome was booked into OCC.

Deputies seized the following:

Marijuana                           448 grams

Ecstasy                                  3 units

Crack Cocaine                       11 grams

Methamphetamine                 13 grams

Assorted Pills                         72

Larry Thompson of Bastrop was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant for Attempted Possession of Marijuana.

These type investigations are conducted regularly.  SCAT conducts high intensity patrol in problem areas-targeting drug dealers, gang activity, prostitution, and other felony crimes in progress. Ouachita Parish residents are reminded should you have knowledge of or suspect criminal activity in your neighborhood but wish to remain anonymous, you can contact SCAT using the anonymous tip phone line at 318-998-4867 to report the information.

Patrick Newsome
2 cts. Poss. of CDS I with Int. to Distribute (Marijuana & Ecstasy)
5 cts. Poss. of CDS II with Int. to Distribute (Methamphetamine, Crack Cocaine, Vyvance, Hydrocodone and Hydromorphone)
4 cts. Poss. of CDS IV with Int. to Distribute (Diazepam, Carisoprodol, Xanax and Clonazepam)
4 cts. Poss. of a Legend Drug
1 ct. Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia             1 ct. Stopping, Standing or Parking Prohibited in Specific Places

Larry Thompson
Warrant-Failure to Appear in Court for Att. Poss. of Marijuana

 

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office