(June 06, 2013)– This morning Seventh District Narcotics detectives conducted a narcotics search warrant in the 7900 block of Tulsa Street in Eastern New Orleans, seizing high grade marijuana and a handgun from the home of 44-year-old Michael Leone.
Detectives confiscated over two pounds of hydroponic marijuana with a street value of over $12,000; they also seized one handgun, a digital scale and $7,000 in cash.
Leone was arrested and booked with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of an Illegal Narcotic, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
Michael Leone had been previously arrested for Possession of Cocaine, Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card, Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting an Officer, Interfering with a Police Investigation.
Officer Frank B.Robertson, III