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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Search Warrant Yields High Grade Marijuana Dealer in Eastern New Orleans

June 06, 2013

(June 06, 2013)– This morning Seventh District Narcotics detectives conducted a narcotics search warrant in the 7900 block of Tulsa Street in Eastern New Orleans, seizing high grade marijuana and a handgun from the home of 44-year-old Michael Leone.  

Detectives confiscated over two pounds of hydroponic marijuana with a street value of over $12,000; they also seized one handgun, a digital scale and $7,000 in cash.

Leone was arrested and booked with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of an Illegal Narcotic, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Michael Leone had been previously arrested for Possession of Cocaine, Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card, Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting an Officer, Interfering with a Police Investigation.




Officer Frank B.Robertson, III

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Last updated: 6/7/2013 4:07:28 PM

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