Shreveport Police Traffic Stop Leads to Drugs & Gun Bust
On March 24th, 2023, around 5:45 p.m. Shreveport Police Community Response Unit members conducted a traffic stop at Hollywood Avenue and Jewella Avenue.
During the traffic stop, officers contacted Myron Lawson (7/16/2000). Officers found that Lawson was in possession of a firearm and multiple narcotics.
Officers seized a handgun, marijuana packaged for sale, a scale, as well as methamphetamine tablets, and almost 5,000 dollars cash. Lawson was arrested for one count of possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, one count of a schedule two narcotic with intent to distribute, and one count of possession of a schedule one narcotic with intent to distribute.
Due to Louisiana Law changes that advise that this offense is non-violent we are not permitted to release the offender’s mugshot.