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Leesville man arrested on drug charges at school Christmas program | Around The Town

Doug Bowers

Douglas R. Bowers, 61, Leesville, was arrested by Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force agents following a report received from a school resource officer at Pickering Elementary School.

It was determined that Bowers had arrived at PES to attend a school Christmas Program. While attending the program, Bowers pulled his hands out of his pockets and a methamphetamine pipe fell out onto the floor and broke. Bowers attempted to pick up the pieces of the glass.

Several people witnessed the incident and reported the matter to the School Resource Officer who in turn contacted NTF Agents.

Agents spoke with Bowers at the scene and ultimately Bowers handed over a quantity of methamphetamine and denied having any additional narcotics on his person. Bowers was escorted from the premises.

Bowers was searched during booking into the VPSO jail and an additional quantity of methamphetamine was located on his person.

Agents charged Bowers with one count of Possession of a Narcotic in a Drug Free Zone, one count of Possession of a Schedule II Narcotic (Methamphetamine), one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and one count of Introduction of Contraband into a Correctional Facility. 

Bond was set at $ 13,561.00. Bowers posted bond and was released.

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