Drugs found on stop

A Monroe man was arrested Wednesday morning after he was stopped for a traffic violation and drugs were found in his vehicle

A Lincoln Parish deputy sheriff stopped a vehicle on Louisiana Highway 33 at about 10:30 a.m. for improper lane usage. The driver, Brandon D. Thompson, 43, appeared nervous and made furtive movements throughout the vehicle, according to the deputy’s report.

A drug detection dog was deployed and conducted an open air sniff oh the vehicle and alerted to the presence of drugs. During a search of the vehicle, suspected methamphetamine was located.

Thompson was arrested and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and improper lane usage. Bail was set at $2,500.

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