TRAFFIC STOP – DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS
DOMINIQUE MCKEY MORENO – I.C.E. ARREST
AMELIA – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Dominique McKey Moreno, 25, of 6627 Bayou Black Drive, Gibson, LA, on felony drug charges arising from a traffic stop on U.S. 90 near Amelia late Thursday.
An I.C.E. assigned deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of that vehicle. The deputy made contact with the driver now identified as Dominique Moreno and conducted an officer violator interview. During that process, the deputy noted an odor of suspected marijuana emitting from the person of Moreno as well as the suspect vehicle. Moreno acknowledged the presence of marijuana in the vehicle.
The investigating deputy secured consent to search the suspect vehicle. During the search, a quantity of methamphetamine was seized as well as drug paraphernalia.
Dominique McKey Moreno was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Methamphetamine
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
*Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection Tag
*No Seat Belt
Dominique McKey Moreno remains incarcerated with bond set at $5,000.
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.