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Narcotics Arrest / Traffic Stop - Wednesday, August 2, 2017

DATE:            WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      NARCOTICS ARREST / TRAFFIC STOP CALVIN JOSEPH NELSON, JR.

 

PAINCOURTVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Calvin Joseph Nelson, Jr., 32, of 6034 Grant Road, Paincourtville, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop near Westfield early Wednesday.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation near Paincourtville.  The deputy executed a traffic stop on the vehicle and proceeded to interview the driver.

The deputy then observed the passenger, identified as Calvin Joseph Nelson, Jr., to be acting very nervously.  Deputies interviewed Nelson.  As a result of that interview a quantity of suspected cocaine determined to belong to Nelson was located.

Nelson was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on a count of:  

            *Possession of Cocaine

Nelson was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.  The vehicle was towed and a compulsory insurance violation issued to the driver.

           

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


 

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