Deputies find illegal handgun and pot in motel room with murder suspect

Deputies find illegal handgun and pot in motel room with murder suspect

Credit: JPSO

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by Chelsea Gaudin / Eyewitness News

wwltv.com

Posted on January 26, 2012 at 1:35 PM

JEFFERSON, La. – A suspect in a Jan. 10 murder was found in a motel along with an illegal gun and marijuana, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were searching for Johnny Fair, 26, in connection with the shooting death of Tiffany Frey that took place at 251 Barry Ave.

Around 5 a.m. on Thursday, deputies learned that Fair was at Labella Motel at 3321 Jefferson Highway.

Deputies apprehended Fair without incident, as well as Latoya Williams, 28, who was with him in the motel room, according to JPSO.

A handgun and marijuana was also confiscated from the room, deputies said.

Fair was booked with one count of second degree murder. Both Fair and Williams were booked with possession of marijuana and illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of narcotics.

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