Shreveport woman arrested with synthetic marijuana

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666

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A Shreveport woman was arrested over the weekend after she was found with synthetic marijuana and a large amount of cash.

Around midnight on Saturday, Sheriff’s Deputy Marcus Jeansonne and his K-9 partner Chuck stopped a 2018 Acura for speeding on Dean Road south of Bert Kouns. Jeansonne smelled a strong odor of marijuana and conducted a search of the vehicle. During the search, he recovered 81 grams of synthetic marijuana and $9,300 in cash. Synthetic marijuana can have dangerous and unpredictable health effects including death, according to officials.

The driver of the car, Diamond Taylor, 31, of the 3600 block of West College Street in Shreveport, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and speeding..

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