TRAFFIC STOP – GUN LAW / PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATION
TRAFFIC STOP – GUN LAW / PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATION – FABIAN EUGENE BROWN
NAPOLEONVILLE– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Fabian Eugene Brown, 33, of 224 Blackwell Lane, Belle Rose, LA on felony charges arising from a Thursday traffic stop near Napoleonville.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit multiple traffic violations and initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle. The deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Fabian Eugene Brown. The deputy noted an odor of suspected marijuana emitting from the vehicle.
The investigating deputy determined that Fabian Eugene Brown did not have a driver’s license and was a prior convicted felon.
Fabian Eugene Brown was arrested. A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of a large caliber handgun which had been reported stolen in Ascension Parish. A quantity of suspected marijuana was also seized.
At the time of his arrest, Fabian Eugene Brown was under two separate protective orders, therefore he could not possess firearms.
Fabian Eugene Brown was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
*Illegal Carrying of Weapons
*No Driver’s License
*No Seat Belt
*Modified Exhaust System
*Violations of Protective Order (2 Counts)
*Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Fabian Eugene Brown remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.