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Traffic Stop / Narcotics Arrest - Friday, August 18, 2017

DATE:            FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / NARCOTICS ARREST SCOTT RIVERE

 

NAPOLEONVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest Scott Rivere, 36, of 763 St. Vincent Road, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop early Thursday evening near Paincourtville, LA.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation.  Deputies assisted by narcotics division officers executed a traffic stop on the vehicle and proceeded to interview the driver and a passenger.

Based on those interviews and other observations and circumstances, deputies searched the suspect as well as the automobile and subsequently recovered a quantity of cocaine.

The suspect, Scott Rivere, was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Possession of Cocaine

            *Disregarded Stop Sign

Rivere 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.