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TRAFFIC STOP - NARCOTICS - Thursday, January 5, 2017

PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Courtnie Linnea Chenevert, 34, of 2008 Keith Street, Morgan City, LA, on narcotics charges after she was stopped for a traffic violation in Pierre Part on Friday morning.

A uniformed patrol officer clocked Chenevert speeding and executed a traffic stop which led to an investigative interview. As a result of that interview, a K-9 unit was summoned to the location and an open-air sniff of Chenevert’s vehicle was conducted. That examination produced a positive result, leading to a search of the vehicle. That search yielded a quantity of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a handgun.

Chenevert was placed under arrest, transported to the parish detention center and booked on charges of:
*Possession of Marijuana
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
*Illegal possession of a firearm in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substances
*Speeding / 70-55
*Resisting an Officer
Chenevert was jailed awaiting 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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