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La. State Fair head arrested on marijuana charge

2 years 2 months 3 weeks ago September 14, 2014 Sep 14, 2014 Sunday, September 14 2014 September 14, 2014 12:35 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

SHREVEPORT, La. - The State Fair of Louisiana's president and general manager is facing a drug charge following an arrest early Saturday morning.

43 year-old Chris Giordano was arrested for possession of marijuana according to the Shreveport Police Department.

KTBS-TV reports Giordano was initially pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign.

After a search, officers found marijuana and took Giordano into custody.

He was booked into the Shreveport city jail and charged with possession of marijuana.

Giordano, succeeded his father, Sam, as the head of the State Fair of Louisiana after Sam Giordano died of heart failure in May of 2006.

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