Donaldsonville man out on bond busted for narcotics

Staff Report

Ascension Parish deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man on Aug. 15 after finding a quanity of narcotics in his possession.

According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, the deputies were searching for another individual who is wanted for felony violations when they came into contact with Shedrick Mumphrey at 1305 E. Bayou Rd., Apartment 304, Donaldsonville.

Mumphrey, who was also wanted for failure to appear in court on a case related to a domestic violence arrest, initially gave a false name to the deputies, then tried to run away, Wiley said.

Mumphrey was detained and found to have 86 packets of marijuana weighing 2.5 ounces, and 40 packets of cocaine weighing 10.5 grams, according to the sheriff.

In addition to being wanted for failure to appear in court at the time of his arrest, Mumphrey was out of jail on a $215,000 bond for a 2008 arrest where he was charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon, and two counts of negligent injury, the sheriff said.

Mumphrey, 24, of 811 Lessard St., Donaldsonville was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, criminal trespassing, resisting arrest, and failure to appear in court.

He is currently being held in the Ascension Parish Jail and his bond has been set at $100,000.