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.

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