Louisiana man arrested for multiple drug related charges

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BAYOU L’OURSE, La (BRPROUD)- The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s arrested 46-year-old Shan Michael Perera for felony drug charges after a traffic stop on Mar. 3 near Bayou L’Ourse.

Narcotics agents stopped the vehicle and an initiated an investigation. Agents made contact with Perera and then requested the presence of a K-9 unit to the scene. The K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of the vehicle and alerted the presence of illegal narcotics.

A subsequent search of the vehicle and a pat down search discovered quantities of meth-amphetamine, assorted drug paraphernalia and a quantity of U.S. currency.

Perera was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on the charges of:

  • Possession of Meth-Amphetamine with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2nd Offense)
  • Illegal Window Tint
  • Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic

His bond hearing is pending at this time.

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