Assumption ParishPolice Reports

Pierre Part Woman Arrested on Numerous Drug Charges

Bond Set at $40,000

PAINCOURTVILLE– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Virgis M. Metrejean, 56, of 316, South Bay Road, Pierre Part, LA following a traffic stop on LA 70 west of Paincourtville, LA.

A uniformed patrol deputy on assignment observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on LA 70 west and executed a stop of the vehicle.

The deputy made contact with the driver, now identified as Virgis M. Metrejean. The deputy noted Metrejean’s actions to be consistent with that of a known drug violator.

At some point, a K-9 conducted an open-air sniff and alerted to specific areas of the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded an assortment of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Virgis M. Metrjean was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

  • Driving Under Suspension
  • Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic
  • Sale Distribution or Possession of a Legend Drug without a Prescription
  • Possession of Hydrocodone
  • Possession of Ambien
  • Possession of Xanax
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Suboxone
  • Possession of Meth Amphetamine
  • Flight from an Officer

Bond for Metrjean has been set for $40,000.

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