Categories: Uncategorized

Woman accused of traveling with marijuana, meth

Hickey

Allegedly failing to stop for a red light Friday was just the beginning of trouble for a Minden woman who now faces a litany of charges, including possession of illegal narcotics.

Jackie Martin Hickey, a 61-year-old resident of West Todd in Minden, faces charges of possession of CDS Sch. I (marijuana), possession of CDS Sch. II (methamphetamine), two counts of possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled, dangerous substance, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Chief of police Steve Cropper said Hickey is also charged with driving under suspension and running a red light.
Cropper said Officer First Class Chris Hammontree stopped Hickey’s vehicle after observing her going through a red light at the intersection of Sheppard Street and Sibley Road.

“Officer Hammontree found Hickey’s license was suspended and learned she was wanted on a warrant issued by our office,” Cropper said. “After she was placed under arrest, a search of the vehicle revealed two firearms in the back seat floorboard and a silver metal case.”

Cropper said inside the case officers found a small baggie of suspected methamphetamine, a spoon used for cooking methamphetamine, a marijuana pipe containing suspected burned and unburned loose marijuana, two scales, one containing suspected methamphetamine residue and a one quarter of an unidentified pill.

“Officers also found a small bottle of butane which is commonly used for inhaling,” the chief said.

Minden Press-Herald

View Comments

Recent Posts

  • News-Premium

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana

LAFOURCHE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil. The…

16 hours ago
  • News-Premium

Louisianan gets 23 years for killing woman in fight over man

HOUMA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for stabbing a woman to…

16 hours ago
  • News-Premium

Springhill woman arrested in connection with house fire

WEBSTER PARISH (June 15, 2019)- A Springhill woman has been arrested in connection with a fire at the house she…

17 hours ago
  • News-Premium

City Budget shows cuts with more to follow

Friday at 10:30 a.m. the mayor, city council members, and the City of Minden’s Treasurer/City Clerk Michael Fluhr met in…

17 hours ago
  • News-Premium

Minden Airport Burger Bonanza

Airport invites the public to showcase facilities The first Burger Bonanza Open House and Fly-In took place Saturday at the…

17 hours ago
  • E-Edition

Minden Press-Herald e-edition 06-17-2019

This is the electronic edition of the Monday June 17, 2019 Minden Press-Herald.

17 hours ago