Belle Rose suspect arrested on felony drug charges after Hwy. 70 stop

Staff Report

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reported the arrest of a Belle Rose suspect on felony drug charges.

According to a news release, 39-year-old Tremaine Kantrell Washington was arrested following a traffic stop on Hwy. 70 after an alleged traffic violation on March 29.

A K-9 unit was called to the scene and signaled a positive alert for the presence of narcotics, deputies reported.

Washington was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center in Napoleonville.

He was charged with:

  • Taking Contraband to/from Penal Institutions (felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana – 1st Offense (misdemeanor)
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute MDMA (felony)
  • Possession of Xanax (Alprazolam) (felony)
  • Possession or Distribution of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Maximum Speed Limit

Washington remained incarcerated awaiting a bond hearing at the time of the release.