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Traffic Stop / Narcotics Arrests - Friday, July 28, 2017

 

DATE:            FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / NARCOTICS ARRESTS

DUSTIN PAUL HEBERT and CIARA MARIE LEONARD

 

PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrests of Dustin Paul Hebert, 24, of 128 Paul Street, Pierre Part, LA and Ciara M. Leonard, 29, of 1245 Highway 402, Napoleonville, LA, on various charges following a traffic stop on LA 1 near Paincourtville, LA.

At approximately 1:00 a.m., Friday morning, a uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation.  The deputy executed a traffic stop and proceeded to interview the driver, Dustin Paul Hebert.  As a result of that interview, Hebert’s vehicle was searched and a quantity of marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia was found.  Hebert was placed under arrest.

At some point, a passenger began causing a disturbance.  As the deputy attempted to interview the passenger, Ciara M. Leonard, she became irate and physical with the deputy.  As a result, Leonard was arrested.

Both Leonard and Hebert were transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and charged as follows:

Hebert was charged with:

            *Possession of Marijuana (Second Offense Felony)

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Leonard was charged with:

            *Disturbing the Peace by Fighting

            *Resisting Arrest by Force or Violence (Felony)

            *Battery on a Police Officer

            *Criminal Conspiracy to Introduce contraband in a Penal Institution

 

Both subjects were incarcerated pending bond hearings.

A probation hold will await Hebert.  He was convicted on September 19, 2016 for two counts of Simple Burglary and placed on five years probation.

 

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