NOVEMBER 03, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: TRAFFIC STOP/WEAPONS
CHARGES/DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS
REGINA SMITH and ROGER DELL BECKWITH, JR.
PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Roger Dell Beckwith, Jr., 44, of 111A Thomas
Street, Paincourtville, LA and Shantell Regina Smith, 38, of 248 East 14th
Street, Edgard, LA, on traffic, drug and weapons charges following a traffic
stop near Paincourtville on Thursday evening.
A Patrol deputy observed a vehicle speeding and
executed a traffic stop. The driver
exited and the deputy began to interview the subject identified as Beckwith,
The Deputy then conducted an interview with
Smith. Based on those interviews and
other related circumstances, deputies conducted a search of the vehicle. During the search, deputies seized marijuana
and a firearm.
Both subjects were arrested, transported to the
Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked as follows:
Roger Dell Beckwith, Jr. -
*Felony Possession of
*Possession of a Firearm
by a Convicted Felon
Carrying of Weapons in the Presence of CDS
Possession of Stolen Goods
Contraband into a Penal Institution
(Attempted to admit cigarette paper and
marijuana into the jail facility)
*Violation of Protective
Shantell Regina Smith -
*Possession of Marijuana
*Possession of a Stolen
*Illegal Carrying of
Weapons in the Presence of CDS
were incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland
Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.