L.D.W.F. Agents Arrest Shreveport Man On Drug Violation

Release Date: 12/07/2010

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents arrested a Shreveport man for allegedly selling game fish, possessing marijuana and driving with a suspended driver's license on Dec. 1.

Gregory L. Norwood, 54, was arrested after he sold 10 crappie to an undercover LDWF agent on the bank of the Sabine River. After selling the fish and leaving the area, an agent in a marked unit stopped his vehicle and placed Norwood under arrest. Norwood was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and to also be driving with a suspended driver’s license.

The penalty for selling game fish is a fine between $300 and $500, jail time up to 30 days, license revocation and forfeiture of any items seized. The penalty for possession of marijuana is a fine up to $500 and imprisonment for up to six months. Driving with a suspended license is carries a fine up to $500 or imprisonment for up to six months.

Agents involved in the case were Senior Agents Michael Dunn and Joey Melton.

For more information, contact Adam Einck at aeinck@wlf.la.gov or 225-765-2465.

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