PATROLMAN MAKES DRUG ARREST
Sheriff Charles R. Guillory, of the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office releases the following:
On the 5th of January 2021 An Evangeline Parish Sheriff Deputy, conducted a traffic on a vehicle, for a traffic violation. The deputy made contact with the driver and advised of the reason for the stop. While the deputy was speaking to the driver, he could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from it. The deputy requested permission to search and it was granted. The deputy then recovered marijuana, a handgun, and drug paraphernalia.
Jessie Cole Rider
146 Highland Blvd
Ville Platte, LA.70586
W/M AGE 36
He was charged with
LA:RS: 40:966.C Possession of marijuana
LA:RS: 14:95. E Possession of a firearm in presence of CDS
LA:RS: 40:1023 Possession of drug paraphernalia
As always, Sheriff Charles R Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person's reporting information will remain anonymous.