Campti)-A suspicious vehicle complaint has led to the arrest of a Red River Parish man on outstanding warrants and felony narcotics charges according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
On Tuesday morning, May 31, 2022, at approximately 1:25am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Operations Bureau responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle parked near an old residence in the 100 block of Wesley Myers Road near Campti, La.
While deputies were responding to the area, the complainant contacted NATCOM 911 Center reporting the suspicious vehicle, reportedly a motorcycle had left the area traveling towards Campti.
Deputies intercepted and stopped the black 2002 Honda motorcycle near the intersections of La. Hwy 9 and US-71 in Campti.
The operator was identified as Brandon J. Streetman of Coushatta, La.
During the traffic stop, deputies learned Streetman’s drivers license was suspended and that he was wanted by the 10th Judicial District Court on outstanding bench warrants for Failure to Appear in Court on 4/6/2022 for a Review Hearing on Possession of Marijuana, and Illegal Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of a Minor, Failure to Appear in Court on 3/9/2022 for Criminal Pre-Trial for Unauthorized Use of a Moveable, and Failure to Appear in Court on 3/9/2022 for Arraignment on the charges of Driving under Suspension, Possession of CDS Schedule II Narcotics, Switched License Plate and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Deputies say after placing Streetman under arrest and during a search incidental to the arrest, they asked if he had any illegal or sharp items on his person in which he replied “yes some dope”.
Streetman removed a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine from his jacket pocket turning the narcotics over to the deputy.
The seized evidence will be submitted to the crime lab for narcotics analysis.
Deputies say while interviewing Street, they asked why was he parked on the Wesley Myers Road and he stated he was talking on his cellphone.
Streetman, 39, of the 300 block of Salt Springs Road, Coushatta, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 3-Counts of Failure to Appear in the 10th Judicial District Court and the new charges of Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine-2nd or Subsequent Offenses.
Streetman remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center.
Lt. R. LaCaze made the arrest.
If you observe suspicious activity in your area, contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office at 352-6432.
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