22-year-old arrested in drug bust near Hollywood & Jewella
Published: Mar. 28, 2023 at 3:34 PM CDT
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A 22-year-old man is now facing charges after a drug bust in Shreveport.
The Shreveport Police Department says on March 24 around 5:45 p.m., officers performed a traffic stop near the intersection of Hollywood and Jewella avenues. During that traffic stop, officers spoke with Myron Lawson, 22.
Police say Lawson had with him a gun and multiple different drugs.
Police report seizing the following items from Lawson:
- a handgun
- marijuana packaged for sale
- a weighing scale
- methamphetamine tablets
- nearly $5,000 in cash
Lawson was arrested and charged with the following:
- possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance
- possession with the intent to distribute schedule II narcotics
- possession with the intent to distribute schedule I narcotics
Lawson’s mugshot was not released due to a change in Louisiana law regarding non-violent offenses.
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