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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Webster Parish

by Minden Press-Herald

A leisurely drive down a rural parish roadway detoured to the parish prison for a pair of individuals after Webster Parish deputies uncovered a quantity of illegal narcotics during a traffic stop. 

Both occupants of the vehicle are currently in custody facing charges of distribution of illegal narcotics, Sheriff Jason Parker said. Driver of the vehicle, Tyler Kane Hodges, 31, a resident of the 300 block Hurricane Bluff, Elm Grove, has been booked for possession of CDS Sch. II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute and expired drivers license.

A passenger, Elroy Perez, 48, who listed an address at 3600 block Spurgin Rd., Doyline, is charged with possession CDS Sch. II (methamphetamine) and possession of CDS Sch.II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute.

WPSO Patrol Commander Maj. Robert Hayden reportedly detained a vehicle for driving erratically on Harold Montgomery Rd. shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday. He was joined at the scene by narcotics unit commander Capt. Bobby Igo III. 

During a search of the passenger, Perez, Capt. Igo found a syringe in his pocket along with a white substance suspected to be methamphetamine. A further search of the vehicle uncovered a clear plastic baggie containing smaller baggies of suspected methamphetamine. Total weight of the substance was a reported 47.9 grams.

Both men are being held at Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center. Bond has not been set.

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