JANUARY 18, 2018
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: TRAFFIC STOP/DRUG LAW
VIOLATIONS – CODY PAUL EARL WILLIS
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Cody Paul Earl Willis, 31, of 13416 Dot Lee Lane,
Denham Springs, LA, on charges related to a traffic stop near Napoleonville
shortly after noon on Monday.
The Sheriff’s Office received a call on Monday of a
reckless driver on LA 308 near Napoleonville.
Deputies were dispatched to the area and intercepted the suspect vehicle
north bound on LA 308 and proceeded to stop the vehicle.
Once stopped, deputies identified the driver as Cody
Paul Earl Willis. The deputy noted a
strong odor of marijuana emitting from the pick-up truck. A K-9 unit was called to the location and
conducted an open-air sniff of the truck and did alert to areas of the
Upon searching the vehicle, deputies located marijuana
Deputes interviewed Willis and a passenger identified
as Kenneth J. Thibodaux, 57, of 6720 Highway 1, Klotzville, LA.
Following those interviews, Willis was placed under
He was also issued a summons for Roadway Laned for
Thibodaux was issued a misdemeanor summons for
Possession of Marijuana and released.
Willis was also found to be wanted by St. Martin
Parish on a failure to appear warrant.
Willis was incarcerated pending a bond hearing. Upon satisfying the Assumption charges,
Willis will be sent to St. Martin Parish to answer to those charges.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at