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Traffic Stop / Narcotics Arrest - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

DATE:            WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / NARCOTICS ARREST – ROBERT CABALLERO, JR.

 

PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Robert Caballero, Jr, 33, of 135 Comeaux Street, Pierre Part, LA, on narcotics related charges.

Uniformed patrol deputies observed a vehicle occupied by Caballero commit a traffic violation east of Grand Bayou.  Deputies conducted a stop of the vehicle and proceeded to question the driver identified as Caballero.  A K-9 unit conducted an open-air sniff of the vehicle and alerted to the presence of illegal substances.  Deputies searched the vehicle and seized a quantity of Alprazolam (Xanax). 

Caballero was arrested and transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was booked on counts of:

            *Possession of Alprazolam (Xanax)

            *Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic

Caballero’s arrest comes on the heels of two prior drug arrests in recent months.  He had a drug arrest in October in Assumption Parish and another arrest in St. Mary Parish.

Caballero was incarcerated without bond.

 

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


 

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