St. Martinville, LA-Sheriff Becket Breaux announces that following a report of suspected illegal drug activity at a residence in the 1400 block of Boon Lasseigne Road in St. Martinville, LA., Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation.
At the culmination of the investigation; a narcotics search warrant was obtained, and while traveling to the residence this afternoon to execute the warrant, Deputies observed a vehicle driving recklessly and a traffic stop was initiated. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Marcus Bourda, 41, St. Martinville, LA., and upon further investigation, Deputies learned that he was traveling to the same residence as listed on the narcotics search warrant. He was subsequently escorted to the home by Deputies, and following the execution of the warrant, he was arrested and charged as follows:
LA. R.S. 40:966A; Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (MDMA)
LA. R.S. 40:967A; Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine) – More than 28 grams
LA. R.S. 40:967A; Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (Hydrocodone)
LA. R.S. 40:967A; Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (Cocaine HCL)
LA. R.S. 40:1041; Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses
LA. R.S. 32:81; Following vehicles
Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.