Man arrested with nearly $600,000.00 bond

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(1/11/19) Louisiana State Police (LSP) arrested two people following a drug investigation.
According to the arrest report, Yolanda Ann Diaz, age 43, and Eddie Williams Junior, age 54, were arrested in Monroe, Louisiana following a drug investigation.

Investigators say Williams already had 2 prior warrants for his arrest.

According to Diaz’s arrest report, a search warrant was obtained for the 1900 block of North McGuire Avenue in Monroe, La. which stemmed from the drug investigation from Eddie Williams.

Upon arriving, Investigators say they informed Diaz of the search warrant and proceeded to search the house.

LSP say the search warrant revealed approximately 3.5 pounds of of Marijuana, 5 THC exotic vape cartridges, approximately 34 doses of suspected hydrocodone pills,  a plastic bag of approximately 1.4 grams of suspected cocaine, and a loaded .22 caliber revolver.

The report states that the Marijuana was located in several parts of the residence in a locked shed located in the backyard, 4 of the THC cartridges were located in the shed along with the Marijuana, and 1 of the cartridges was located in the center console of a truck parked in the driveway.

The suspected hydrocodones were also located in the vehicle.

LSP say the suspected cocaine was located in a jewelry box in the master bedroom and the .22 revolver was located in the hall closet.

A set of digital scales were located in the laundry room.

Upon finding the evidence, LSP state they issued Miranda rights to Diaz and Williams.

According to the arrest report, Diaz admitted that she smoked Marijuana with Williams on a daily basis and they smoked Marijuana right before they went to bed. Diaz also says, according to the report, that the two suspects have been living together for 6 years and she was aware the Marijuana was in the residence, she also has a prescription for the hydrocodone pills.

LSP say that Diaz made it aware that she is the renter of the residence.

The report states that Diaz and Williams were placed under arrest and transported to Ouachita Correctional Center where they were booked.

Eddie Williams Junior is facing charges of:

Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule II – Felony

Possession of Firearm or Carrying Concealed Weapon by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies – Felony

Illegal Carrying Weapon (Presence of Narcotics)

Attempt and Conspiracy – Felony

Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule 2 – Felony

DISTRIBUTION POSS w/INTENT MANUF OF CDS 1 NARCOTIC – Felony

POSSESSION WITH INTENT/DISTRIBUTE/MANUFACTOR OF CDS-II – Felony

POSSESSION WITH INTENT/DISTRIBUTE/MANUFACTOR OF CDS-II – Felony

POSSESSION WITH INTENT/DISTRIBUTE/MANUFACTOR OF CDS-II – Felony

POSSESSION WITH INTENT/DISTRIBUTE/MANUFACTOR OF CDS-II – Felony

DISTRIBUTION POSS w/INTENT MANUF OF CDS 1 NARCOTIC – Felony

DISTRIBUTION POSS w/INTENT MANUF OF CDS 1 NARCOTIC – Felony

DISTRIBUTION POSS w/INTENT MANUF OF CDS 1 NARCOTIC – Felony

Bond is set at $595,000.00 for Eddie Williams Junior.

Yolanda Diaz is facing charges for:

Illegal Carrying Weapon (Presence of Narcotics)

Attempt and Conspiracy – Felony

Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule 2 – Felony

Distribution Possession with Intent to Manufacture of CDS 1 Narcotics – Felony

Bond has not been set yet for Yolanda Ann Diaz.

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