FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sergeant Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Kenner man arrested in marijuana grow
Kenner-A Kenner man has been arrested after Kenner Police received an anonymous tip of marijuana grow at 127 Milsaps Place, in Kenner.
On Tuesday (June 11, 2013), the Kenner Police Department Narcotics Section following up on an anonymous tip arrested David Hart, 33, of 127 Milsaps Place, Kenner, after detectives searched the residence and located 32 marijuana plants, 18 guns (4-assault rifles), military grade body armor, gas masks, an improvised ammunition handbook, 145 grams of marijuana, and ammunition.
Hart who has a felony conviction for assault by drive by shooting, was charged with the crimes of Manufacturing a Schedule 1 Controlled Dangerous Substance 32 plants, Illegal Possession of a Schedule 1 Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana 145 grams), Possession of a Firearm while in Possession of a Controlled Dangerous substance, Unlawful Possession of Body Armor, and Illegal Possession of a Firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies.
At the time of this press release, David Hart remains in custody, no bond has been set.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident, to call Kenner Police Narcotics Detective Mark McCormick at (504) 712-2291 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Kenner Police Narcotics Detective Mark McCormick is in charge of the investigation.