Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division began an investigation in regards to a subject at a local motel in the area of LA 182 was in possession of illegal narcotics.
Investigators proceeded to the room and John Walsh was identified. Walsh was found to be in possession of suspected Methamphetamine. A search warrant was obtained for the room when investigators located more suspected Methamphetamine, Alprazolam, Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia. Evidence was uncovered that the Methamphetamine and Alprazolam were destined to be sold in illicit sales. Walsh was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.
John Walsh, 37 years of age, of Egle St. Morgan City, La., was arrested and charges include:
Possession of SCH II CDS W/I/T/D (Methamphetamine)
Possession of SCH IV CDS W/I/T/D (Alprazolam)
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia