BAYOU L’OURSE — Assumption Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a Bayou L’Ourse man, who was out of jail on bail, on drug distribution and weapons counts after a traffic stop turned up crystal methamphetamine and other illegal drugs.
The sheriff’s narcotics agents stopped Gary D. Martin, 58, in a white Ford Focus on Honey Lane in Bayou L’Ourse about 4:14 p.m. Tuesday, Sheriff Mike Waguespack said in a news release Thursday.
Agents found 4.2 grams of crystal methamphetamine, heroin and one Xanax pill in the car, Waguespack said.
Martin, 1289-B La. 662, Morgan City, agreed to allow agents inside his home, where they found two shotguns.
Martin is a convicted felon and is free on bail pending counts in Assumption and St. Mary parishes, Waguespack said.
Martin was booked in the Assumption Parish Detention Center in Napoleonville Tuesday on counts of failure to signal, two brake lights required, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Xanax, possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Waguespack said. Martin’s bail has been set at $201,543, and he remained in jail early Thursday morning.
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