DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office released a statement about an arrest this morning dealing with Joshua Cody Monk. Monk apparently had a couple of serious warrants out for his arrest, and when he was found he landed in even bigger trouble.

Sheriff Jayson Richardson released this statement:

"On November 22, 2019, the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office Warrants Division were working active warrants on Joshua Cody Monk at a residence in Mansfield, La.  At the time, Monk was being sought on warrants for Domestic Abuse Battery with Child Endangerment and Simple Criminal Property Damage.  Deputies were able to take Monk into custody at which time they also observed suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia and firearms in plain view.  The DeSoto Narcotics Division was dispatched to the residence, a search warrant was obtained, and a search began.  During the search narcotics agents located suspected methamphetamine which was packaged for sale.  Scales, baggies, and three firearms were also located.  Joshua Monk and Stacey Knighton were taken into custody and transported to the DeSoto Detention Center.  They were booked on the following charges:

Joshua Cody Monk
Possession of Schedule II with Intent to Distribute
Criminal Damage to Property
Domestic Abuse Battery with Child Endangerment
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of CDS

Stacey Knighton
Possession of Schedule II
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of CDS

*CDS - Controlled Dangerous Substance"