Paincourtville man to serve 15 years for Illegal drug possession

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PAINCOURTVILLE, La (BRPROUD)- Authorities with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a Paincourtville residence, in connection with an ongoing narcotics investigation. Upon arriving to the location, agents saw individuals in front of the residence.

Joshua Worley, 33, attempted to run away and discard two plastic bags containing narcotics. Worley, then wa apprehended and dcetained while officials finish their search.

During the search, agents located methamphetamine, fentanytl, marijuana, and money. All evidence was collected.

Worley was booked into Assumption Parish Jail, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance.

He was sentenced to fifteen years.

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