A traffic stop lead to the arrest of a Minden man for drugs and possessing a stolen U-Haul vehicle. Brian Atkins, 46, of E. Union in Minden was observed making a wide turn onto Broadway from Pine Street, according to a report at the time of his booking.
Police pulled over Atkins on E. Union and he exited the vehicle before police could exit the patrol unit, the report said. Atkins was observed dropping a clear baggie with a “crystallized substance” beside the driver’s side door. Police later identified the