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Traffic Stop / Drug Law Violations - Monday, April 9, 2018

DATE:            MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS CHARLIE MOTON, JR.

 

PAINCOURTVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Charlie Moton, Jr., 59, of 291 Melancon Street, Paincourtville, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop.

On Sunday evening, a patrol deputy effected a traffic stop near Paincourtville after the subject vehicle had committed a traffic violation.

The deputy interviewed the driver and two passengers, one of which was Moton.  Based on those interviews and other observations by the deputy, the vehicle was searched.  That search yielded drug paraphernalia as well as a quantity of a legend drug.

Moton was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Possession of a Legend Drug without a Prescription

Moton remains in custody awaiting a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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