TRAFFIC STOP – GUN LAW VIOLATION
ALTON CODY JAMAAL JUPITER
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Alton Cody Jamaal Jupiter. 29, of 238 Highway 401, Napoleonville, LA, on charges resulting from a Saturday evening traffic stop.
Late Saturday, a uniformed patrol deputy observed an east bound vehicle on LA 70 commit a traffic violation.
The deputy initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, now identified as Alton Jupiter. While interviewing the driver, it was determined that Jupiter was driving with a suspended driver’s license.
Jupiter gave consent to the deputy to search his vehicle. During that process, the deputy observed a .40 caliber handgun and took possession of the firearm as a protective measure.
At some point, the Communications Division advised the deputy that Alton Jupiter was a convicted felon.
Alton Cody Jamaal Jupiter was arrested and booked on a charge of:
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
Jupiter was also issued citations for:
*Driving Under Suspension
Alton Jupiter was 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.