ASSUMPTION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – A traffic stop on LA 70 East ended with a Houma woman facing felony drug charges.

According to a news release from the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office, Lori Elizabeth Guyon, 37, was seen tailgating another vehicle on Friday night.

The deputy who made the traffic stop was alerted to the fact that the stopped 2008 GMC Yukon was listed as “stolen out of the New Orleans area” in the National Crime Information Center database.

The deputy spoke with Guyon, who was subsequently arrested. A search of the vehicle uncovered these items:

  • One small package containing 0.8 grams of meth
  • Package containing 2.15 grams of meth
  • 48.9 grams of meth found in the center console
  • “Numerous” syringes filled with liquid meth
  • Drug packaging materials

APSO said they are still working to determine whether Guyon had any involvement with the stealing of the vehicle. A 16-year-old was in the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop. The teenager was released to a family member.

Guyon remains in the Assumption Parish Detention Center on the charges listed below:

  • Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
  • Felony theft of an automobile
  • Illegal use of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the presence of persons under 17 years of age
  • Altered/expired temporary license tag
  • Following too closely
  • Driving under a suspended driver’s license
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Guyon’s bond has been set at $75,000.