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Narcotics / Firearms Arrest - Monday, August 21, 2017

DATE:            MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS


LABADIEVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Tyler Tillman, 23, of 1401 Plantation Road, Thibodaux. LA, on drug and weapons charges following an incident early Saturday morning at a Labadieville bar.

Deputies were dispatched to the lounge in reference to two individuals on the premises with firearms in their possession.  Upon arrival, deputies located and approached the two subjects and both began to run.  Deputies pursued Tillman and were able to arrest him.  Deputies did a pat down search at which time a quantity of MDMA (Ecstasy) was seized and a 9mm handgun from Tillman. 

The subject was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Possession of MDMA (Ecstasy)

            *Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances

            *Possession of a Firearm in an Alcohol Beverage Outlet

            *Three Counts Resisting an Officer

Tillman was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.  Deputies are attempting to identify the second suspect.


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


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