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
Fontenot was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.