The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Orleans woman on various charges including narcotics and weapons violations following a traffic stop, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Dejahne Crawford, 29, of the 1300 block of Lizardi Street in New Orleans, was booked with three counts of sale, distribution or possession of Legend Drug without prescription or order, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of MDMA Ecstasy, possession of drug paraphernalia, front windshield tint obscuring view, and liability insurance required.

On Oct. 16, shortly before 1 p.m., Sheriff Pohlmann said, Field Operations Bureau Patrol Division deputies who were in the Arabi area conducted a traffic stop for front windshield tint on a vehicle traveling near West Judge Perez Drive and Alexander Avenue.

During the traffic stop, deputies detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the interior of the vehicle.

Following a search of the vehicle, deputies discovered Crawford to be in possession of 20.2 grams of marijuana with an estimated street value of $400, Gabapentin, Ecstasy, Quetiapine fumarate, clear plastic bags, and a digital scale. They also recovered a Smith and Wesson SD9 .9mm firearm.

A criminal background check was conducted on Crawford which revealed she had an outstanding warrant for theft out of St. Bernard Parish and two outstanding warrants out of the New Orleans Police Department, one for assault and battery and one for a traffic attachment.

Based on the above findings, Crawford was transported to St. Bernard Parish Prison to be booked on the above charges.


2022-11-10 10:57:51