NPSO: TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST OF GOLDONNA MAN ON FELONY DRUG CHARGES; SUSPECTED MOJO CONCEALED IN SUSPECT’S MOUTH


CAMPTI-A traffic stop near Campti has led to the arrest of a Goldonna man on felony drug charges that resulted in the seizure of suspected marijuana , methamphetamine and pharmaceutical narcotics according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

On Monday evening February 1 at approximately 9:38pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division were patrolling in Campti when they stopped a 1993 Volvo on La. Hwy 9 just north of Campti for a traffic violation.

The operator the vehicle was identified as 29-year-old Jody Lee Winn of Goldonna, La.

During the traffic stop, deputies asked Winn for his driver’s license in which he replied “he did not have a license”.

Deputies say during the stop, Winn appeared to be very uneasy leading them to believe criminal activity existed.

Deputies obtained permission to search Winn and his vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle, deputies seized approximately 2-grams of suspected methamphetamine, suspected alprazolam and drug paraphernalia.

Winn, was placed under arrest without resistance, and transported to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center for processing.

While at the detention center, deputies discovered 2-small cellophane bags containing suspected synthetic marijuana (mojo) concealed under Winn’s tongue.

Winn was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS I Marijuana, Possession of CDS II Methamphetamine, Possession of CDS IV Alprazolam, and Entering Contraband into a Penal Institution, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and traffic offenses.

The seized evidence will be submitted to the crime lab for narcotics analysis.

Deputy S. Axsom made the arrest assisted by Deputy D. Rice.