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Traffic Stop Leads to Drugs Arrest

Deputies stopped a driver on North Lake Arthur avenue at West Division street for no seat belt.

Posted: Jun 22, 2021 10:39 AM

Deputies stopped a driver on North Lake Arthur avenue at West Division street for no seat belt on Tuesday morning around 2am June 22, 2021.

When deputies approached the driver they smelled a strong marijuana odor emitting from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana was discovered.

The driver, Nathan John Porter, 36, of, Jennings was arrested and booked into the parish jail for no vehicle registration, no seat belt, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of CDS I marijuana.

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