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Two arrested following joint narcotics investigation in Morgan City

Posted at 9:40 AM, Feb 07, 2019

A joint investigation between the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office and Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of two people on several drug charges.

 

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Morgan City drug bust courtesy St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

The investigation began after deputies were alerted to possible narcotics activity at a Morgan City business. Detectives arrived at the location and made contact with two possible suspects, 39-year-old Jarrad Cannon of Patterson and 29-year-old Sable Leal of Gibson.

 

The business, according to deputies, is located within 2,000 feet of a school.

During the investigation, detectives say they found a large number of drugs, currency, and drug paraphernalia. Deputies say the drugs are valued at $8,500.

As a result of the finding, both Cannon and Leal were arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.

Jarrad Dwayne Cannon
Jarrad Dwayne Cannon courtesy SMPSO

Jarrad Cannon was booked on the following charges. His bond is set at $125,000.

  • Possession of heroin with intent to distribute
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of schedule II (Oxycodone) with intent to distribute
  • Possession of schedule IV (Xanax) with intent to distribute
  • Possession of Legend Drug (Nifedipine)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  •  Violation of CDS Law (drug-free zone)
  • Transactions involving drug proceeds
Sable Ann Leal
Sable Ann Leal courtesy SMPSO

Sable Leal was booked on the following charges. Her bond is set at $20,000.

  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Violation of CDS Law (drug-free zone)
  • Monetary instrument abuse
  • Possession of schedule IV (Xanax) with intent to distribute