Traffic stop leads to arrest

Evidence in the Kendall Morris case. NMJDTF Photo

Source: NMJDTF


Agents with the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force (NMJDTF) conducted a Uniformed Tactical Operation (UTO), in conjunction with officers from the Natchitoches Police Department and deputies from the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office July 16. During the operation, agents arrested Kendall Morris, b/m, 27, for narcotic and weapons charges after a traffic stop at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Berry Avenue. During the course of the traffic stop, Agents located an Aero Precision AR15 rifle in plain view.

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Upon further investigation, a search of the vehicle resulted in agents locating the following:

*Approximately 15.89 ounces of suspected high-grade marijuana *7 suspected Hydrocodone pills

*5 suspected Oxycodone pills

*Glock 17 9mm handgun

*Aero Precision AR15 Model M4E1 Rifle

*$6,863 US currency

Morris was transferred to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center and arrested for the following charges:

*2 Counts of Possession of CDS Schedule II (Hydrocodone and Oxycodone)

*Possession of CDS I Schedule I with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana)

*Possession of Firearm is Presence of CDS

*Stop Sign

*Expired Driver’s License