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
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:
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.