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Traffic Stop / Drug Law Violations - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

DATE:             TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS BRENT GERRARD MEADS

 

 

LABADIEVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Brent Gerrard Meads, 29, of 2478 Highway 308, #19, Thibodaux, LA, on drug charges related to a Monday afternoon traffic stop. 

 

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle on LA 398 commit a traffic violation and proceeded to stop the vehicle.  Deputies identified the driver and proceeded to interview him.  The deputy noted an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.

 

A K-9 unit responded and conducted an open-air sweep and alerted to the presence of narcotics.

 

A search of the vehicle yielded a quantity of oxycodone.

 

Brent Gerard Meads was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

           

            *Possession of Oxycodone with Intent to Distribute

 

Meads remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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