November 06, 2018

Stolen Vehicle & Drugs Found at Bogalusa Residence

Joseph Carter (26), resident of Johnny Martin Road near Franklinton, was arrested by the Washington
Parish Sheriff's Office on November 2, 2018 for the theft of a vehicle on Lawrence Creek Road.
Using a combination of witness statements and investigative work, WPSO detectives  were able to locate both the stolen vehicle and the thief at a residence in Bogalusa. The vehicle was hidden behind the residence and the license plate had been switched.

Carter was charged also with possession of crystal meth and narcotic pills which were in his possession when the arrest was made. This is Carter’s fifth visit to the Washington Parish Jail. Beginning with a 2015 arrest, his previous arrests were for traffic offenses, drug possession and failure to appear in court.

“Another thief in jail,” stated Sheriff Randy Seal. “Congratulations to Captain Tom Anderson and his fine team of detectives for this successful capture.”

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