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Traffic Stop / Drug Law Violations - Monday, June 25, 2018

DATE:             MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP/DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS BRANDEN M. GUTHRIDGE

 

PAINCOURTVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Branden Michael Guthridge, 47, of 250 South Bay Road, Pierre Part, LA, following a traffic stop late Friday Night.

Deputies observed a vehicle in the vicinity of LA 70 and LA 69 commit a traffic violation.  Deputies stopped the vehicle and noted the driver, Branden Michael Guthridge was acting nervously and appeared somewhat incoherent.

Deputies interviewed Guthridge and as a result of that interview, Guthridge acknowledged that there were illegal substances inside that vehicle.

A search of the vehicle by deputies resulted in the seizure of several doses of Adderall as well as drug paraphernalia.

Guthridge was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Headlights Required

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Possession of a Schedule II Prescription Drug to Wit: Adderall Without a Prescription

Guthridge was 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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