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Traffic Stop / Drug Law Violation / Firearms Violation Christopher B. Dupre - Thursday, December 7, 2017

DATE:            THURSDAY, DECEMBER 07, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC STOP / DRUG LAW VIOLATION / FIREARMS VIOLATION

CHRISTOPHER B. DUPRE

 

BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Christopher B. Dupre, 24, of 313 Aristle Road, Bayou L’Ourse, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop near LA 662 and LA 663 late Wednesday afternoon.

A deputy, while on patrol, observed a vehicle parked illegally and proceeded to interview the driver and sole occupant identified as Christopher P. Dupre.

As a result of interviewing Dupre, the deputy seized quantities of marijuana in two separate locations, one inside the vehicle and one outside.  The deputy also seized a .380 caliber handgun.

Dupre was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of:

            *Possession of Marijuana

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

Dupre remains 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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