NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – Maison Garret Rivere, 32, of Napoleonville, was arrested on felony drug charges after a traffic stop near Paincourtville, according to a news release from the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The stop was initiated after a deputy with the APSO reportedly saw a vehicle driven by Rivere commit a traffic violation. The vehicle did not halt immediately.

After questioning Rivere, the deputy determined there was a need to investigate more. A search of Rivere’s vehicle uncovered methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

The Napoleonville man remains behind bars in the Assumption Parish Detention Center on the charges listed below:

  • Speeding – 80/55
  • Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Driving on roadway laned for traffic
  • Flight from an officer
  • Contributing to the delinquency of juveniles (Felony – 2 Counts)
  • Prohibited acts – Schedule 1

Bond has not yet been set for Rivere by Judge Jason M. Verdigets.