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:
of Alprazolam (Xanax)
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
Caballero was incarcerated without bond.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny
Cavalier at 985-369-7281.