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Traffic Stop - Drug Law Violation - Monday, April 16, 2018

DATE:            MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / DRUG LAW VIOLATION DWAYNE WRIGHT

 

NAPOLENVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Dwayne Wright, 50, of 2824 South Burnside, Gonzales, LA, on drug and traffic related charges following a stop in Napoleonville, LA early Monday morning.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and executed a stop of the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dwayne Wright.  A warrants check revealed that Wright was wanted on a charge of Failure to Appear.  Deputies conducted a pat down search of Wright for safety purposes and that search produced a quantity of crack cocaine.

Wright was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was booked on counts of:

            *Possession of cocaine

            *Improper Lane Usage

            *Possession of Alcoholic Beverages Inside a Motor Vehicle

            *Expired or Cancelled License Plate

Wright is still incarcerated pending 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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