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Traffic / Drug Law Violation - Wednesday, August 23, 2017

DATE:            WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC / DRUG LAW VIOLATION JEROME J. ZERINGUE

 

LABADIEVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Jerome J. Zeringue, 53, of 1114 Lee Drive, Thibodaux, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop near Labadieville, LA.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed the vehicle driven by Zeringue commit a traffic violation.  The deputy executed a stop on the vehicle and proceeded to interview the driver.  The deputy noted that Zeringue appeared to be intoxicated.

As a result of the interview and other observations, Zeringue was placed under arrest.  During the arrest process, a quantity of marijuana was seized.  Zeringue was transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic

            *Expired or Cancelled License Plate

            *D.W.I. (Second Offense)

            *Possession of Marijuana (Second Offense, Felony)

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Zeringue 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.


 

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