K-9 aids Assumption Parish deputies in arrest of 19-year-old on drug, weapons charges

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Courtesy of the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office (Jaheim Javon Miller)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — With the help of a K-9, Assumption Parish sheriff’s deputies on Saturday arrested a 19-year-old man on drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop south of Napoleonville.

Upon initiating the traffic stop and interviewing Jaheim Javon Miller, of Gonzales, a deputy determined that additional investigation was warranted and requested the help of a K-9, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of the vehicle Miller was driving, and it alerted to the presence of illegal drugs. Deputies searched the vehicle, where they found marijuana and two handguns.

Photo courtesy of the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office

Miller was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on the following charges:

  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Illegal use of controlled dangerous substances in the presence of persons younger than 17
  • Possession of or dealing in firearms with an obliterated serial number
  • Illegal carrying of weapons in the presence of controlled dangerous substances
  • Illegal possession of a stolen firearm
  • Driving with no license

Miller remains in jail with a bond of $57,500.

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