NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Darnell R. Thompson, Sr., 36, of 185 Highway 1008 Napoleonville, LA.
A uniformed patrol officer observed the vehicle Thompson was driving to have an expired license plate. The officer conducted a traffic stop and proceeded to interview Thompson.
As a result of that interview, deputies seized a firearm. A computer check revealed that Thompson is a convicted felon. Deputies also seized a quantity of marijuana.
Thompson was placed under arrest and transported to the parish jail where he was booked on charges of:
*Possession of Marijuana
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
*Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
*Driving Under Suspension
*Expired or Cancelled License Plate
*Failure to Appear – Lafourche Parish
*Failure to Appear - Child Support
*Failure to Appear – Simple Battery
Thompson was incarcerated pending a bail hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.