TRAFFIC STOP – OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE – STANLEY LEROY LEDET
AMELIA– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Stanley Leroy Ledet, 46, of 11091 Audubon Drive, Hammond, LA, on felony charges arising from a Saturday afternoon traffic stop on U.S. 90 east of Amelia.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle eastbound on U.S. 90 commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop of that vehicle. The suspect continued on but was eventually stopped.
The deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Stanley Leroy Ledet. The deputy noted that the driver and lone occupant, Stanley Leroy Ledet, disposed of evidence by throwing suspected contraband from the vehicle.
After conducting an officer / violator interview, Stanley Leroy Ledet was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Obstruction of Justice
*Flight from an Officer
*Driving Under Suspension
*Failure to Drive on Right Side of Roadway
*Speeding 94 mph / 55 mph
Stanley Leroy Ledet 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.