TRAFFIC – DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS – I.C.E. ARRESTS
CORY LAMAR BUTLER, KANDIE LYNN WILSON
BELLE ROSE– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrests of Cory Lamar Butler, 29, of 122 Tyler Lane, Belle Rose, LA and Kandie Lynn Wilson, 21, of 131 Sophie Street, Labadieville, LA, on felony drug charges following a traffic stop near Belle Rose early Saturday.
An I.C.E. assigned deputy observed a southbound vehicle commit a traffic violation on LA 1 in Belle Rose and attempted to stop the vehicle. The suspect vehicle continued on for a significant distance before stopping.
Upon coming into contact with the driver, the deputy noted a strong odor of suspected marijuana emitting from the vehicle. There were also suspected marijuana clippings in plain view.
The deputy summoned a K-9 unit to the location. The K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of the suspect vehicle and alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics. A subsequent search incidental to arrest as well as the suspect vehicle yielded quantities of marijuana which was attributed to Cory Lamar Butler. A quantity of meth-amphetamine was attributed to Kandie Lynn Wilson.
Both suspects were booked as follows:
Kandie Lynn Wilson –
*Possession of Meth-Amphetamine
Cory Lamar Butler –
*Possession of Marijuana (First Offense)
*Obstruction of Justice
*Resisting an Officer
Both Cory Lamar Butler and Kandie Lynn Wilson remain incarcerated pending bond hearings.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.