Suspect arrested on felony drug charge in Paincourtville area

Staff Report

Assumption Parish deputies arrested a Napoleonville man Jan. 7 on felony charges following a traffic stop in Paincourtville.

According to a news release, deputies arrested 39-year-old Chad Michael Cannella near Hwy. 308 and Daggs Street.

A deputy reported the suspect made contradictory statement and appeared to be nervous and unable to follow simple instructions.

The deputy conducted a protective pat down search and seized a vial of suspected anabolic steroids.

Cannella was arrested and booked into the parish detention center on charges of:

  • Possession of Steroids
  • Resisting an Officer
  • Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic

At the time of the release, he remained incarcerated pending a bond hearing.