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Florida fugitive arrested in Ponchatoula, officers find over 800 illegal pills in home

1 week 1 day 1 hour ago Wednesday, June 22 2022 Jun 22, 2022 June 22, 2022 5:20 PM June 22, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

PONCHATOULA - Police found a gun and over 800 pills of highly addictive painkillers after a struggle with a Denham Springs man.

The Ponchatoula Police Department went to a residence on Weinberger Road to try and find Landon McRaney, 21, and arrest him as a fugitive of Livingston Parish. According to police, McRaney was arrested after a brief struggle, at which point officers noticed a handgun on the kitchen table in plain sight.

Also on the kitchen table were two bags, in which 814 pills of oxycodone hydrochloride were found, a highly addictive narcotic painkiller. Officers also found 2.1 grams of suspected methamphetamines and multiple 600 mg Ibuprofen pills.

Police also found McRaney to be a wanted fugitive from a Florida county.

McRaney was arrested on several drug-related charges and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

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