AUGUST 07, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: TRAFFIC STOP / NARCOTICS
ARREST – JENNIFER HOOKS
PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Jennifer Hooks, 32, of 121-B Hampton Street,
Houma, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop near Paincourtville on Friday
Sheriff’s deputies responded to a complaint of a
reckless driver in the LA 1 / LA 70 area.
The vehicle was intercepted south of Paincourtville and was subsequently
stopped. Deputies proceeded to interview
the driver of the vehicle identified as Jennifer Hooks.
Based upon the interview and other noted observations,
a K-9 unit conducted an open-air sweep of the vehicle and alerted to multiple
areas of the automobile.
A search of the vehicle yielded a quantity of suboxone
as well as assorted drug paraphernalia.
Jennifer Hooks was placed under arrest, transported to
the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:
of Drug Paraphernalia
use of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the Presence of Persons Under 17
Years of Age
Operation of a Motor Vehicle
Hooks was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at