FEBRUARY 16, 2018
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: TRAFFIC STOP / DRUG LAW
BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Robert Joseph McCarty, 31, of 9 Floyd Court, Houma,
LA, on drug law violations following a traffic stop in Bayou L’Ourse, LA, on Thursday
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle with a burned
headlight and conducted a stop of the vehicle.
The driver, Robert Joseph McCarty, exited the vehicle. Deputies noted a strong odor of marijuana emitting
from the vehicle.
After interviewing the driver, a search of the vehicle
followed. A quantity of marijuana and
drug paraphernalia was seized.
McCarty was arrested, transported to the Assumption
Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:
of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
of Drug Paraphernalia
McCarty was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at