A suspicious vehicle complaint has led to the arrest of a Coushatta man on multiple drug charges according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

On Tuesday morning November 2 at approximately 7:30am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Bureau responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle and person blocking a driveway in the 2100 block of US-71 near Campti, La.

Deputies arrived on scene finding a man sleeping behind the steering wheel of a white 2009 Dodge Avenger.

While attempting to awaken the vehicle occupant, deputies observed suspected narcotics in plain view in the vehicle.

Deputies identified the vehicle occupant as 45-year-old Rocky Bamburg of Coushatta, La.

Based on deputies observing suspected narcotics in plain view in the vehicle, they conducted a search of Bamburg’s person discovering suspected marijuana.

A search of the vehicle led to the seizure of suspected marijuana, suspected methamphetamine, pharmaceutical narcotics consisting of suspected suboxone, gabapentin, metocarbamol and drug paraphernalia.

Rocky Bamburg, 45, of Coushatta was placed under arrest without incident, transported, and booked in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS I Marijuana, Possession of CDS II Methamphetamine, Possession of CDS III Suboxone, Possession of CDS IV Gabapentin, Possession of CDS IV Gabapentin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Bamburg remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center with bond set by a Tenth Judicial District Judge at $22,500.00.

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

Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force are assisting in the investigation.

Deputies C. Crow and K. Samuel made the arrest.

If you observe suspicious activity in your community, contact the NPSO at 352-6432. Always attempt to provide accurate descriptions of a vehicle such as make and color, license number, and suspicious persons as it aids the responding deputy in what they are looking for during the call.

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