TRAFFIC INCIDENT – OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
BRANDON E. HARRIS
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Brandon E. Harris, 37, of 150 Pecan Street, Napoleonville, LA, on felony charges arising from a traffic incident on LA 308 near Paincourtville, LA.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of the vehicle early Saturday. The deputy eventually made contact with the driver, now identified as Brandon E. Harris. Prior to stopping the vehicle, the deputy observed the driver throw an item from the vehicle. That item was recovered and was a bag containing suspected marijuana.
After interviewing the driver, the deputy concluded additional investigation was warranted.
A K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of the suspect vehicle and alerted positive to the presence of controlled dangerous substances.
Brandon E. Harris was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Obstruction of Justice
*Possession of Marijuana
*Flight from an Officer
*Driving Under a Suspended Driver’s License
*No Seat Belt
Brandon E. Harris was incarcerated and released on a $35,000 bond.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.