A traffic stop in the Oak Grove community near Natchitoches on Wednesday evening led to the arrest of a north Natchitoches Parish woman on felony drug charges according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
On Wednesday evening May 20 at approximately 6:30pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Special Task Impact Patrol Unit stopped a 2006 Saturn passenger car on Bennett Loop for a traffic violation.
Deputies say while the driver identified as 48-year-old Rebecca Yvone Desadier was attempting to exit her vehicle to speak with them, they observed a plastic bag fall on the ground containing suspected methamphetamine.
Deputies also learned Desadier’s driver’s license was suspended.
During a search of the vehicle, deputies observed a Pepsi can and while examining it determined Desadier attempted to hide methamphetamine in the can.
Deputies collected the evidence.
As a result:
Rebecca Yvonne Desadier, 48, of the 100 block of Oil Road, Campti was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine-2nd Offense, Criminal Obstruction of Justice and Criminal Mischief for alleging she had Covid-19 in an effort to avoid going to jail then stating that was not true, however, she was examined by EMS and found not to have any virus symptoms.
Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Agents assisted following the arrest.
Desadier remains in Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting bond.
The seized evidence will be submitted to the crime lab for narcotics analysis.
The vehicle was impounded by a local wrecker service.