BREAKING NEWS Northside High Schools Girls Track Coach Arrested and Faces Charges of Prohibited Sexual conduct With a Student Full Story

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.

Lafayette
Clear
56° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 56°
New Iberia
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 54°
Ville Platte
Clear
49° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 49°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
52° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 52°
Crowley
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 58°
St. Martinville
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 54°
Opelousas
Clear
49° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 49°
Sunday Morning Starts Chilly

Community Events