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03/15/2018

Suspect Wanted on Felony Charges for Possession of Drugs in Morgan City Housing Authority

On October 26, 2017, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section conducted an investigation into a complaint of illegal drug activity in Morgan City and observed several subjects, including 35 year old Kevin Lee Clark, with an SUV on Mallard Street parked within the Morgan City Housing Authority. Upon seeing narcotics detectives, Clark exited the vehicle and walked into a residence.

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Wanted Suspect Kevin Lee Clark (Booking Photo from 2013)

A detective developed information that illegal drugs were being concealed inside the vehicle and contacted the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit to assist with the investigation. K-9 Buddy showed a response to the odor of illegal drugs on the vehicle. Narcotics detectives obtained a search warrant for the SUV and found 2 bags of cocaine, several smaller bags of cocaine and crack cocaine, and over 160 pills of MDMA. 

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Items Seized in October 2017 Investigation

Detectives arrested one suspect in connection with the drug case. That arrest can be read in the October 27, 2018 arrest report here. Detectives also found evidence that Clark planned to sell the cocaine, crack cocaine, and MDMA. With the assistance of Morgan City Police, a search was conducted of the residence that Clark was seen entering. Clark was not located at that time. Detectives suspect that he fled through the back door. With the assistance of the Morgan City Housing Authority, detectives also learned that Clark had previously been barred from entering housing authority property. Detectives obtained a warrant for his arrest on the following charges:

  • Possession of Schedule II (cocaine and crack cocaine) (over 28 grams) with intent to distribute
  • Possession of Schedule I (MDMA) with intent to distribute
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug free zone (housing authority)
  • Remaining where forbidden

Detectives suspect that Clark frequents the Houma and Morgan City areas. His last known address is Third Street in Morgan City. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to please contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-384-1622 or local law enforcement. You can also email crimewatch@stmaryso.com or submit tips anonymously through the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office app.

 

Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Office

985-354-0714

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/      

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