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NARCOTICS ARREST - Richard James Fontenot - Monday, September 26, 2016

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LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the Friday morning arrest of Richard James Fontenot, 43, of 171 Highway 663, Bayou L’Ourse following a traffic stop near Labadieville.

Narcotics agents observed a vehicle driven by Fontenot commit multiple traffic violations on LA 398 resulting in a traffic stop.  Based on personal observation and interview of Fontenot, a search was conducted during which agents seized a quantity of meth-amphetamines.

Fontenot was arrested and transported to the parish detention center and booked on charges of:

*Possession of Meth-Amphetamines

*Following too Closely

*Careless Operation

Fontenot was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.