Donaldsonville man arrested in Pierre Part

Greg Fischer Editor-in-chief
George Probst

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reported the arrest of 71-year-old George Probst of 312 Woodland Drive in Donaldsonville following a traffic stop on Friday, February 09, in Pierre Part, La.

The statement reads, "On that day, deputies were advised of a reckless driver headed west on LA 70. A deputy was able to locate the vehicle and stop it for a travel lane violation.

Moreover, Probst was asked to consent to a search of his vehicle after an interview, to which he concurred. During the search, deputies discovered a large quantity of hydrocodone pills of which Probst had no prescription.

Probst was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center, and booked on charges of Possession of Hydrocodone with Intent to Distribute and Improper Lane Usage.