traffic stop nets drug arrests
The Jeff Davis Sheriff’s office responded to a call Saturday night at Hwy 101 and Moreaux road for a suspicious vehicle. There have been several burglaries in the area.
When deputies arrived in the area they observed a blue Chevrolet Astro van illegally parked on the roadway. Deputies discovered the van had switched plates and the driver was under suspension. Deputies recognized the occupants as known methamphetamine users.
During the stop deputies requested and obtained consent to search of the vehicle. The search revealed a syringe and a plastic baggy containing crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine.
The driver, Larkin Frances Thomas, 34, of 22007 Constance road and passenger, John Asa Constance, 47, of 22007 Constance road were arrested for possession of CDS II, methamphetamine and booked into the parish jail with no bond.