TRAFFIC STOP – DRUG LAW VIOLATION
GARY COX, SR., KAILEN KATHERINE LANDRY
BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Gary Cox, Sr, 26, of 112 Creole Street, Belle Rose, LA, on felony drug charges following a traffic stop on LA 1 in Belle Rose.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of the vehicle. The deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Kailen Katherine Landry. The driver was interviewed and following that process, the deputy interviewed the passenger, now identified as Gary Cox, Sr. Following that interview, the deputy concluded that additional investigation was warranted.
A K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of the suspect vehicle and alerted to the presence of illegal controlled dangerous substances.
The vehicle was searched which resulted in the seizure of a quantity of meth-amphetamine and drug paraphernalia which was attributed to Gary Cox, Sr.
Gary Cox, Sr. was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Meth-Amphetamine
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
*Warrant – Failure to Appear, Trespassing (Assumption Parish)
Gary Cox, Sr. remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
Kailen Katherine Landry was cited for a stop sign violation and released.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.