NPSO: BRIEF PURSUIT LEADS TO ARREST OF CAMPTI MAN ON DRUG CHARGES; SUSPECT HAD RECENTLY BEEN RELEASED ON BOND

CAMPTI-A Campti man released June 2 on bond from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on felony drug charges is back in jail after leading Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies on a brief pursuit on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in the seizure of illegal pharmaceutical narcotics according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Wright.

Fredrick T. Hall, 19, of the 100 block of Carter Street, Campti, La. was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on June 8, charged with Illegal Possession of CDS Schedule IV Alprazolam, Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Reckless Operation of a Vehicle and No Drivers License.

On Tuesday afternoon, June 8, at approximately 12:00pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division were patrolling in the Town of Campti when they observed a red 2001 Chevrolet Sports Utility Vehicle being operated in a reckless manner on Tally Street.

Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle with emergency lights, on Tally Street, however, the driver refused, leading deputies on a brief pursuit traveling on Front, Edenborne, and Woods Streets, then coming to a stop on Adkins Street in Campti.

Deputies took Hall into custody without incident.

During a search of his person incidental to his arrest, deputies discovered and seized an unlabeled medicine bottle containing a plastic bag containing 25 suspected alprazolam narcotic pills.

On May 13, 2021, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Fredrick Hall and charged him with Possession of CDS II Hydrocodone, Possession of CDS II Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, Possession of CDS I Marijuana and Illegal Possession of a Firearm during a Felony Narcotics Offense.

He was released June 2 on $34,000.00 bond set by a 10th Judicial District Court Judge.

Deputies say while interviewing Hall he admitted the seized narcotics belonged to him and that he was only trying to get the vehicle home.

The vehicle was impounded by a local towing company.

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

Hall remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center.

Deputy B. Keyser made the arrest.


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  1. Sheriff Wright, under your leadership your men and women deputies are doing an outstanding job ridding our streets of these drugs that are poisoning our communities. Keep the pressure on and THANKYOU to you and your awesome Deputies.

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