TRAFFIC STOP – DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS
CRAIG M. BUSINELLE, JR.
LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Craig M. Businelle, Jr., 29, of 197 Eagle Point Drive, Pierre Part, LA, on traffic and felony drug law violations arising out of a traffic incident in Labadieville on Monday.
Deputies responded to a complaint of a reckless driver on LA 308 in Labadieville. Deputies located the vehicle at the LA 308 and LA 1247 Intersection. The deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Craig M. Businelle, Jr. The suspect was non-compliant and displayed obvious signs of impairment.
Following the officer / driver interview, the investigating deputies believed that additional investigation was warranted.
Deputies requested consent to search the suspect vehicle which was granted.
During the process of searching the person of Craig M. Businelle, Jr., a quantity of heroin was recovered.
Craig M. Businelle, Jr. was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Heroin
*Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
*Driving Under the Influence
Craig M. Businelle, Jr. remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
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.