NOPD, LSP, HANO Police Make Arrest in Drug Distribution Operation in Fourth District

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New Orleans Police Department Public Information Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

February 26, 2018

NOPD, LSP, HANO Police Make Arrest in Drug Distribution Operation in Fourth District


NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD – with the assistance of Louisiana State Police’s Narcotics Division and Housing Authority of New Orleans Police – arrested Sandra Stedman (DOBL 09-28-1979) on February 26, 2018 in connection with a narcotics investigation in the NOPD’s Fourth District.

 

On January 29, 2018, Fourth District narcotics detectives concluded an investigation into a reported operation centered around a residence in the 3600 block of Tasha Place. The Fourth District detectives, assisted by the NOPD’s Special Operation Division, served a search warrant on the location and discovered multiple weapons, crack cocaine, marijuana, Oxycodone and Clonazepam inside the residence.

 

Today (February 26), Fourth District narcotics detectives concluded an additional investigation into the location. On this date, Louisiana State Police Narcotics Unit troopers and HANO Police assisted in the execution of a search warrant. A search of the residence revealed crack cocaine, marijuana and Tramadol tablets inside the residence, as well as more than $2,000 worth of cash.

 

Steadman, who was arrested in the previously executed warrant, was also arrested pursuant to today’s execution of the search warrant. Steadman was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for possession with intent to distribute for crack cocaine, marijuana and Tramadol.

 

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Fourth District detectives at 504-658-6040. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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