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Traffic Stop / Narcotics Charges - Monday, May 1, 2017

DATE:            MONDAY, MAY 01, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / NARCOTICS CHARGES – MARTELL M. TELFAIR

 

BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Martell M. Telfair, 33, of 1002 Mc Ginnis Street, Donaldsonville, LA, on a number of drug charges following a traffic stop near Belle Rose, LA.

A K-9 unit on patrol Sunday, April 30, 2017, observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation.  The officer executed a traffic stop.  Prior to stopping the vehicle, the officer observed the driver discard a package out of the vehicle’s window.  Deputies interviewed the driver, who was identified as Telfair, and then recovered the discarded package.

Based on the investigation, the suspect was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Possession of Cocaine

            *Possession of Oxycodone

            *Possession of Heroin

            *Possession of Marijuana

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Switched Plates

            *Improper Passing

            *Obstruction of Justice

Telfair was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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