PLATTENVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrests of Beau Jon Babin, 22, of 13111 Lamar Moran Road, St. Amant, LA, and Jacee James, 25, of 39366 Highway 621, Unit 2, St. Amant, LA, on drug related charges following a traffic stop on LA 70 East, Wednesday.
A uniformed patrol officer observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation near LA 70 at LA 70 Spur and subsequently identified the driver of the vehicle as Jacee James and the owner and other occupant as Beau Jon Babin. Deputies interviewed both subjects and as a result of the interview, obtained consent to search the vehicle. As a result of that search, officers seized a firearm, quantities of heroin, hydrocodone, marijuana, Xanax and drug paraphernalia. Both suspects were placed under arrest and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Heroin
*Possession of Hydrocodone
*Possession of Marijuana (A Third Felony Offense)
*Possession of Xanax
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
*Prohibited Acts Schedule I
*Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances
Additionally, James was booked on counts of:
*Roadway Laned for Traffic
*Resisting an Officer
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
Both suspects were jailed pending bond hearings.