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Narcotics Arrest - Friday, June 30, 2017

 

DATE:            FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      NARCOTICS ARREST MELVIN RASHAD MILLER

 

PLATTENVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Melvin Rashad Miller, 29, of 3277 Caesar Lane, Donaldsonville, LA, on narcotics and gun related charges following a traffic stop near Plattenville, LA.

A uniformed patrol division officer on a traffic stop observed Miller passing in a vehicle smoking what appeared to be a marijuana blunt.  The deputy detected the odor of marijuana, so he stopped the Miller vehicle.

The deputy interviewed the driver identified as Miller and as a result of that interview, deputies seized marijuana, assorted drug paraphernalia and a loaded firearm.  Based on the seizure, Miller was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:  

            *Possession of Marijuana (Third and Subsequent Offense, Felony)

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Illegal Possession of Firearms in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances

Miller 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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