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Weapons - Drug Law Violations - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

DATE:            WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      WEAPONS / DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS ANRI R. STEWART

 

PAINCOURTVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Anri R. Stewart, 28, of 25360 Pecan Tree Lane, Plaquemine, LA, on drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop near Paincourtville, LA.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a suspicious vehicle leaving a convenience store parking lot.  The deputy stopped the vehicle and identified Anri R. Stewart as the driver.  There were also two passengers. The deputy also noted an odor of suspected marijuana emitting from the vehicle.

During the driver interview process, it was determined that a handgun was in the center console of the vehicle.  Deputies searched the vehicle and recovered a large caliber handgun and a quantity of marijuana.

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

            *Illegal Carrying of Weapons in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Possession of Marijuana

Stewart 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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