NPSO Deputies arrest Saline man on felony drug charges during early Sunday morning traffic stop

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Saline man on felony drug charges during a traffic stop on Saturday night according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
On Sunday morning August 2nd, at approximately 12:10am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Criminal Patrol Unit were patrolling in the City of Natchitoches when they stopped a 2001 Cadillac Deville on Second
Street for a traffic violation.

Deputies identified the driver of the vehicle as Eddie Wayne Scallion Jr. of Saline, La.

A 15 year old juvenile was also observed in the vehicle.

Deputies say during the traffic stop, they observed suspected narcotics in plain view in the vehicle.

NPSO drug detection K-9 “Misty” also alerted to the vehicle for the presence of a narcotics odor.

Deputies conducted a search of the vehicle, seizing a bag containing suspected crystal methamphetamine.

The seized narcotics will be submitted to the North La. Crime Lab for narcotics analysis.

As a result, deputies arrested:
Eddie Wayne Scallion Jr., 18, of the 300 block of Albert Scallion Road, Saline, La., transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine, and Illegal Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of Persons under the Age of 17.

Scallion remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center awaiting bond.

The juvenile was released into the custody of a grandparent.

Deputies assigned to the NPSO Criminal Patrol Unit made the arrest.