Four arrested for drugs

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
John Johnson

Narcotics detectives observed an unoccupied vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped spot at a local convenience store on November 18, according to Major Kevin Hanna.  

Four occupants were observed getting in the vehicle and leaving the store when detectives conducted a traffic stop.  Detectives learned that the driver, 43-year-old John Johnson of 39209 Vindez Road, Gonzales, held active warrants for failure to appear in court.  

A further investigation into the traffic stop resulted in detectives searching the vehicle and finding Heroin, drug paraphernalia, and two firearms, one of which was reported stolen from a neighboring parish.  

The remaining occupants, Raelynn Johnson, Landarrius Alverez, and Jonquill Muse were also arrested. Muse was found to be in possession of the stolen hand gun and is a convicted felon.  Alverez was also noted to be a convicted felon additionally charged.  

John Johnson was arrested and charged with possession of Heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, parking in a handicap lane, no turn signals, and three counts failure to appear in court.

Raelynn Johnson, 22, of 39209 Vindez Road, Gonzales, was arrested and charged with possession of Heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal carrying of weapons.

Landarrius Alverez, 26, of 103 Stacy Ave., Gonzales, was arrested and charged with possession of Heroin, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, illegal carrying of a weapon, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jonquill Muse, 29, of 727 W. Worthy Road, Gonzales, was arrested and charged with possession of Heroin, possession of stolen firearm, illegal carrying of a weapon, and possession of a firearm by convicted felon.

All were booked in the Ascension Parish Jail awaiting bond.

Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8350 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).   To be eligible for a cash reward, you must call Crime Stoppers immediately.