Assumption Parish deputies arrest Donaldsonville area suspect on drug charges
Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reported the arrest of a Donaldsonville area suspect after a traffic stop in Pierre Part.
According to a news release, 30-year-old John Edward Westerfield was booked on felony drug charges March 18 near Hwy. 70 and Lee Drive.
Deputies on assignment reportedly observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a stop.
According to the release, a search resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine and marijuana.
Westerfield was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
- Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
- Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
- Possession or Distribution of Drug Paraphernalia
- Careless Operation
At the time of the release, he remained incarcerated with bond set at $20,000.