GRAND BAYOU, La. (BRPROUD) – A reckless driver complaint ended with the arrest of Benito Meza, 40, of Houma.
Iberville Parish 911 received the call around 4:50 a.m. and a deputy with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office was able to spot Meza driving on LA 69.
A traffic stop was performed and the deputy proceeded to question the Houma man.
“The deputy conducted a series of field sobriety tests of which Benito Meza performed poorly,” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.
APSO said that a subsequent breath test on Meza came back with a BAC of .094.
Meza was arrested and charged with the crimes listed below:
- Driving While Intoxicated – Third Offense
- No Driver’s License
- Possession of Alcoholic Beverages in a Motor Vehicle
- Switched License Plate
The 40-year-old remains behind bars in the Assumption Parish Detention Center.
Bond has not been set for Benito Meza.