TRAFFIC STOP – DRUG LAW VIOLATION – JOHN EDWARD WESTERFIELD
PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of John Edward Westerfield, 30, of 30449 Castro Lane, Donaldsonville, LA, on felony drug charges arising out of a Friday traffic stop near LA 70 and Lee Drive in Pierre Part, LA.
Deputies on assignment observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of that vehicle. Contact was made with the driver, now identified as John Edward Westerfield. A subsequent search resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine and marijuana.
At the conclusion of the investigation, John Edward Westerfield was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
*Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
*Possession or Distribution of Drug Paraphernalia
John Edward remains incarcerated with bond set at $20,000.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.