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Mooretown drug investigation sends three to jail

STEELE, RICCO
DOB: 12/14/1984
Race: B   Sex: M
Height: 6.00   Weight: 280
JONES, JOSHUA
DOB: 06/11/1998
Race: B   Sex: M
Height: 5.11   Weight: 140
WILLIAMS, JR, WILLIE
DOB: 11/14/1986
Race: B   Sex: M
Height: 5.07   Weight: 150

Caddo Sheriff's narcotics agents executed a search warrant in the Mooretown neighborhood on Wednesday where they recovered drugs, guns, and money, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

During a search of 4246 Joe Louis Street, agents recovered 211 grams of powder cocaine, 76 grams of crack cocaine, 109 grams of methamphetamine, 578 grams of marijuana, 77 grams of synthetic marijuana, 47 Xanax, two handguns (one of which was stolen), packaging material, digital scales, and $5,266 in cash.

Ricco Steele, 37, was arrested for two counts of Possession of Schedule II with Intent to Distribute, one count of Possession of Schedule IV with Intent to Distribute, and one count of CDS in the presence of a minor. Three children, ages 6-3, were inside the residence where narcotics were left in plain view and within reach, said Agent John Berry. 

Joshua Jones, 23,  was arrested for two counts of Possession of Schedule II with Intent to Distribute, two counts of Possession of Schedule I with Intent to Distribute, two counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, two counts of Possession of a Firearm with CDS, and one count of Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

Willie Williams, 35, was arrested for Possession of Schedule II and was found to have active warrants through the Shreveport City Marshal’s Office.

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