Traffic stop arrest
On January 10, 2023, Deputies made a traffic stop on a Ford truck that had driven thru the road closed signs into a construction zone on the North frontage road, near US 165 in Iowa.
When deputies spoke with the driver and passenger, no occupant of the vehicle was licensed to drive. The passenger gave false information about her identification.
Deputies discovered the passenger was Debbie Lynn Rome, 63, of 2132 9th street, Lake Charles. During booking in the parish jail contraband was located on Rome's person.
Deputies located drug paraphernalia in her rubber boot and concealed in her clothing, a bag of suspected methamphetamine.
Rome was booked for Resisting an officer by refusal to identify, Possession of CDS II Methamphetamine, Possession of drug paraphernalia, and introduction of contraband into a penal facility.