TRAFFIC STOP – DRUG / GUN LAW VIOLATIONS
KEVIN J. BOURG, JR.
BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Kevin J. Bourg, Jr., 28, of 6811 Highway 308, Belle Rose, La., on felony charges following a traffic stop on LA 308 Saturday afternoon.
A uniformed patrol officer observed a vehicle in the area of LA 1 and LA 999 commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of the vehicle. At the time of the stop, the deputy noted an odor of suspected marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During the interview process, the driver, now identified as Kevin J. Bourg, Jr., acknowledged the presence of marijuana in the vehicle. The suspect also acknowledged to being a convicted felon.
During a search of the vehicle, a quantity of marijuana and a handgun were seized.
As a result of this incident, Kevin J. Bourg, Jr. was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Disregarded Stop Sign
*Possession of Marijuana (2nd Offense)
*Illegal Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
*No Driver’s License (2nd Offense)
*Battery of a Police Officer
*Obstruction of Justice
Kevin J. Bourg, Jr. was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.