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D.W.I (Fifth Offense) - Faron P. Coupel - Tuesday, September 13, 2016

BELLE ROSE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Faron P. Coupel, 54, of 537 Hwy. 1000, Belle Rose, LA, for fifth offense D.W.I.  The arrest occurred at approximately 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle being operated on the wrong side of the roadway of Hwy 1000 in Belle Rose, LA.  While attempting to stop the vehicle, the vehicle accelerated to speeds in excess of 85 miles per hour and again entered the wrong lane of travel nearly colliding with an oncoming vehicle.  Upon coming to a stop, the driver was identified as Coupel.  Coupel failed a field sobriety. 

Coupel was arrested and transported to the parish jail at which time he refused to submit to a breath analyzer test.

Coupel was booked on charges of:

* D.W.I. (Fifth Offense)

* Failure to Drive on the Right Side of the Roadway.

He was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

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


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