DeSoto Parish man arrested in Robeline on drug charges

NPSO-Wayne McCart

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Robeline Police arrested a DeSoto Parish man on felony drug charges during a traffic stop Aug. 8 in Robeline, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Robeline Police contacted the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office at 3:40 pm requesting assistance with a traffic stop in the parking lot of a business on Hwy. 6 West in Robeline.
NPSO Patrol Division Deputies identified the operator of the vehicle as Randall Wayne McCart, 40 of Logansport.

A local warrants check revealed McCart was wanted by the Tenth Judicial District Court for Failure to Appear since April 2004 for Simple Battery.
During the traffic stop, Robeline Police observed McCart acting suspiciously leading them to believe criminal activity existed.

While speaking to a passenger, deputies learned of possible narcotics in the vehicle.
During a search, deputies seized two grams of suspected methamphetamine, smoking apparatuses commonly used to smoke illegal narcotics and weighing scales.
McCart was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center and charged with Failure to Appear in the 10th Judicial District Court for Simple Battery, Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and traffic offenses.

A Tenth Judicial District Court Judge has set bond at $6,000.

The vehicle was impounded.

Deputy S. Axsom made the arrest assisted by Robeline Police.

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