Prairieville woman arrested for distributing narcotics

Karen Marchand Source: APSO
Karen Marchand Source: APSO

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office has arrested a 50-year-old woman for distribution and possession of narcotics as part of an undercover investigation.

On April 9, the Narcotics Division conducted an undercover operation in which they arranged for Karen Marchand to deliver a quantity of hydrocodone pills to them in a shopping center.

When she arrived, detectives approached her vehicle and found that she had 30 hydrocodone pills in her possession.

She told detectives she was there to sell some of the pills to someone else. She was arrested and charged with attempted distribution and possession with intent to distribute narcotics.

She was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail.

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