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Traffic stop ends with drug arrest


A traffic stop for a broken windshield ended in the arrest of a man on drug and weapons charges.

Minden Police stopped Cody Michael Ray Studdard, 26, of the 11,000 block of Highway 80 in Dixie Inn, around 8:20 p.m., Saturday, on Shreveport Road at the railroad tracks for the traffic violation. Police Chief Steve Cropper says Officer Brandon Coker made contact with the driver, identified as Studdard, and he appeared to be acting nervous.

“Officer Coker asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle, and the driver stated ‘No,’