APRIL 7, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: TRAFFIC INCIDENT –
VANSHANDER LASHAWN JONES
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon
reports the arrest of Vanshander Lashawn Jones, 18, of 508 Owens Street,
Napoleonville, LA, on various charges resulting from a traffic incident near
Labadieville, LA, on Friday morning.
A uniformed patrol deputy attempted to stop a vehicle
for a traffic violation. As deputies
approached the vehicle, the driver accelerated.
The vehicle was located in an area of Labadieville at which time Jones
was identified as the driver. Deputies
conducted an interview of Jones which led to a search of the vehicle.
As a result of that search, a quantity of suspected
marijuana was found as well as a handgun.
Jones was placed under arrest, transported to the
Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:
to Signal Turns
Carrying of Weapons in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances
Jones remains incarcerated in the Assumption Parish
Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release,
contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at