GRETNA – The State of Louisiana is seeking damages after allegedly discovering more than 5,000 grams of marijuana in a man's home.
The State of Louisiana filed a suit Aug. 1 against Arthur Landry in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging possession of and sale of an illegal substance.
According to the claim, the plaintiff is seeking damages alleging that the defendant was found to be in possession of 5,265 grams of marijuana, a scale, a handgun and over $700 in cash, indicating that he was likely distributing drugs.
The defendant is accused of possession of and sale of an illegal substance.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by David Wheeler of Gretna.
The case has been assigned to Division B Judge Cornelius Regan.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case No. is 786238.