NPSO Patrol Division deputies were patrolling Hwy.504 in the Oak Grove community June 1 at 10:46 p.m. when they stopped a 2003 Mitsubishi passenger car for a traffic violation in the parking lot of a business.
The driver was identified as Tasley Glen Lindsey, 38, of Marthaville. Lindsey’s license was suspended and he was wanted by the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office for criminal neglect of family.
After placing Lindsey under arrest on the outstanding warrant, deputies say he told them he had four bags of fake dope on his person that was Epson Salt.
Deputies discovered two pieces of rolled up paper and two small cellophane bags with 2.3 grams of suspected methamphetamine valued at $300. A field test revealed the presence of suspected methamphetamine.
Deputies also seized a digital weighing scale and drug paraphernalia.The seized narcotics will be submitted to the crime lab for narcotics analysis and positive identification.
Lindseywas booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center and charged with possession of CDS schedule II Methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal neglect of family (Sabine Warrant).
Lindsey is awaiting bond.Lindsey allegedly confessed he was going to sell the illegal narcotics to make money.