TRAFFIC STOP – HARVEY J. TRUXILLO, III
PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Harvey J. Truxillo, III, 53, of 107 Highway 403, Paincourtville, LA, on felony drug charges arising from a traffic stop near Paincourtville Tuesday evening.
A narcotics agent on assignment observed a vehicle with an equipment violation and initiated a stop of that vehicle. The agent made contact with the driver, now identified as Harvey Truxillo, III. The agent noted an odor of suspected marijuana emitting from the suspect vehicle.
The agent requested and was granted consent to search the vehicle. During the search process, agents located suspected marijuana and methamphetamine.
Harvey J. Truxillo, III was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Methamphetamine
*Possession of Marijuana
*Headlamps / Tail Lamps Required
Harvey J. Truxillo, III was released on a $5,000 bond.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at (985) 498-9353 or (985) 369-7281.