On the evening of July 5, 2012, the Assumption Parish
Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force while conducting surveillance and patrols
in the Paincourtville Community stopped to question a male subject loitering in
a public roadway (Crossover Road).
The subject threw a handgun after a uniformed agent activated the lights of his
vehicle and exited the vehicle while in full uniform. After a short foot chase,
the subject was apprehended and found to be possession of marijuana and 3
rounds in magazine for the handgun which was located in his pants pockets. The gun
recovered is a 40 caliber, high point
Agents identified the male subject as Justin Fair, age 29,
of 171 Miles Street, Paincourtville, Louisiana.
Fair, who is a convicted felon (Drug Convictions), was transported to the Assumption Parish Detention
Center, where he is
currently being held. He has been charged with the following: Loitering, Resisting
an Officer, Possession of Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substances (Marijuana—4th
Offense), Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm in the
Presence of CDS. Bond has not been set as of the time of this release.