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Drug Law Violation - Friday, October 6, 2017

DATE:            FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS


BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Thomas Wayne Hughes, 29, of 270 Vivian Street, Bayou L’Ourse, LA, on drug law violations after deputies attempted to execute an arrest warrant at a Bayou L’Ourse home on Thursday.

Deputies arrived at the location and immediately noticed Hughes mowing grass.  Deputies were attempting to arrest Hughes on a failure to appear warrant.  As deputies approached Hughes, he began to run.  A deputy was able to subdue Hughes and following his arrest, deputies noted the seizure of methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia.

Thomas Wayne Hughes was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Possession of Methamphetamine

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Resisting an Officer

            *Warrant for Failure to Appear

Hughes, at the time of Thursday’s arrest, was out on bond for a June 29, 2016 arrest on charges of Obstructing Public Passages, Possession of Schedule IV Narcotics and Resisting Arrest.

Hughes remains 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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