Jena Woman Facing Illegal Drug Charge

Jena Woman Facing Illegal Drug Charge

A 29-year-old Jena, LA woman is facing an illegal narcotic charge, along with other charges, after being arrested near Jena last Friday, according to Sheriff Scott Franklin.

hydrocodoneAshley D. James, 29, of Jena, was arrested JAN 8, 2016, after detectives with the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office located her at a residence just outside the town of Jena.

James was informed of warrants for her arrest for contempt of Court and probation violation through the office of Louisiana Probation and Parole.  She was also advised of her Miranda rights. Detectives found numerous hydrocodone pills in her possession.

James was transported to the LaSalle Parish Jail and booked on charges of probation violation, possession of CDS II, hydrocodone, and contempt of Court.