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Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release


Title:  NPSO DEPUTIES AND ROBELINE POLICE ARREST DESOTO PARISH MAN ON DRUG CHARGES
Date:  08/10/2017

(ROBELINE)-Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Robeline Police arrested a DeSoto Parish man on felony drug charges during a traffic stop in Robeline on Tuesday according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

On Tuesday afternoon August 8 at approximately 3:40pm, Robeline Police contacted the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance with a traffic stop in the parking lot of a business on La. Hwy 6 West in Robeline, La.

Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to assist.

Deputies identified the operator of the vehicle as 40-year-old Randall Wayne McCart of Logansport, La.



A local warrants check revealed McCart was wanted by the Tenth Judicial District Court for Failure to Appear since April 2004 for Simple Battery.

During the traffic stop, Robeline Police observed McCart acting suspiciously leading them to believe criminal activity existed.

While speaking to a passenger in the vehicle, deputies learned of possible narcotics in the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle, deputies seized approximately two grams of suspected methamphetamine, smoking apparatus’s commonly used to smoke illegal narcotics and weighing scales.

As a result, deputies arrested:

Randall Wayne McCart, 40, of the 300 block of East Street, Logansport, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Failure to Appear in the 10th Judicial District Court for Simple Battery, Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and traffic offenses.

A Tenth Judicial District Court Judge has set bond at $6000.

The vehicle was impounded.

Deputy S. Axsom made the arrest assisted by Robeline Police.

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