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Franklin Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics and Stolen Firearms

Notto was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking and released on a $96,500 bond.

Posted: Apr 28, 2021 12:55 PM

Detectives with the SMPSO Narcotics Section along with officers from the Berwick Police Department and the Morgan City Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in Franklin on April 27, 2021.

Darrel Wayne Notto, 40, Franklin, LA, was arrested on April 27, 2021, at 4:17 pm on the following charges:

• Possession of schedule I (marijuana) with intent to distribute
• Possession of schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids) with intent to distribute
• Possession of firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of certain felony
• Possession of firearm in the presence of a CDS
• Possession of schedule I THC edibles
• Transactions involving drug proceeds
• Possession of drug paraphernalia
• Possession of schedule II (hydrocodone)
• Illegal possession of stolen firearms

 During the search, the detectives located and seized the following:

* 12.1 pounds of synthetic marijuana
* 5.1 pounds of marijuana
* hydrocodone pills
* 50 grams of THC edibles
* $1,896 in cash
* Ruger .357 Magnum

Notto was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking and released on a $96,500 bond.

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