A Sergeant with the Bossier Police department has been indicted on federal drug charges. Harold “BJ” Sanford who has been the head of the Bossier police union and his co-defendant are facing federal charges. Sanford and Mitchell Morehead were arrested after the FI raided Bossier Police Headquarters last month.

This week, Sanford and Morehead were indicted on a variety of charges.

The affidavit filed with the court alleges Sanford has an addiction to opioids and got illegal prescription drugs from Morehead.

What Charges Are the Suspects Facing?


  • Conspiracy
  • Conspiracy to obtain substances by fraud


  • Conspiracy
  • Conspiracy to obtain substances by fraud
  • 3 counts of obtaining substances and distribution

Sanford has been placed on administrative leave by the police department.

The next court date in the case is November 2.

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