Paincourtville man arrested on felony resisting charges in Assumption Parish

Staff Report

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reported the arrest of a 41-year-old Paincourtville man on felony charges following a traffic stop south of Napoleonville on April 2.

Deputies said in a news release Travis McNeil Muse was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

A deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation near the Hwy. 1 and the Hwy. 1011 bridge and initiated a stop. The vehicle did not yield to the attempt, and the suspect jumped out the vehicle while still in motion.

The deputy engaged in a foot pursuit which turned physical, according to the release.

Muse was charged with:

  • Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence (felony)
  • Resisting an Officer
  • Possession of Marijuana (seized at the time of the arrest)
  • Failure to Appear Warrant – Assumption Parish - multiple traffic violations, bond set at $591.

At the time of the release, he remained incarcerated with bond set at $65,591.