TRAFFIC STOP – FUGITIVE WARRANT – DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS MICHAEL DEAN GILMER, II
BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Michael Dean Gilmer, II, 32, of 124 Millenium Avenue, Houma, LA, on felony narcotics charges following a Saturday afternoon traffic incident on U.S. 90 near Bayou L’Ourse, LA.
A uniformed patrol deputy on assignment observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of the violator.
The deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Michael Dean Gilmer, II. The deputy determined that Gilmer was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and was also wanted on a fugitive warrant for Lafourche Parish.
The deputy made observations which warranted additional investigation and a K-9 was summoned to the scene. The K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of the vehicle and alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics.
A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded a quantity of meth-amphetamine.
Michael Dean Gilmer, II was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Meth-Amphetamine
*Fugitive Warrant – Lafourche Parish
*Driving Under Suspension
Michael Dean Gilmer, II remains incarcerated with bond set at $17,500.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.