ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION – FUGITIVE ARREST
ADAM JOSEPH LANCON
PAINCOURTVILLE –Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Adam Joseph Lancon, 35, of 1208C Juliet Street, New Iberia, La., on a felony fugitive warrant from the State of Texas, following a traffic investigation near Paincourtville on Thursday evening.
Deputies were called in reference to a vehicle in a ditch near LA 1 and LA 70. Upon arrival, deputies identified the driver as Adam Joseph Lancon and noted him to appear disoriented and smelled of alcoholic beverages.
Upon conducting a national computer check, deputies determined that Lancon was wanted on a felony fugitive warrant out of Texas.
At some point, Lancon became unruly and had to be restrained.
Adam Joseph Lancon was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Driving While Intoxicated
*Resisting and Officer
*Fugitive -Felony-State of Texas
Adam Joseph Lancon remains incarcerated pending bond proceedings and extradition to the State of Texas.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.