Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a north Natchitoches Parish man on felony drug charges during a traffic stop in the Fairview Alpha community on Thursday evening according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
On Thursday evening March 9th at approximately 9:04pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division were patrolling in the Fairview Alpha community when they stopped a 1995 GMC Jimmy on the Davis S...prings Road for a traffic violation.
Deputies identified the operator of the vehicle as Casey Keith, 25, of the 300 block of Pete Slaughter Road, Campti, La.
Deputies say while interviewing Keith, he appeared very uneasy leading them to believe criminal activity existed.
Deputies obtained permission to search Keith and the vehicle.
During a search of the vehicle, deputies discovered approximately ½ gram of suspected methamphetamine, a syringe containing a clear liquid substance suspected to be methamphetamine, several baggies containing suspected methamphetamine residue, suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Keith was placed under arrest, transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS I Marijuana, Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and several traffic violations.
Keith remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting bond.
The vehicle was impounded by a local wrecker service.
The seized narcotics will be submitted to the crime lab for narcotics identification and analysis.
Deputies assigned to Patrol Shift “A” made the arrest.