BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department was recently monitoring radar in the 3800 block of Perkins Rd. when a vehicle allegedly passed through over the speed limit.

Late on Wednesday night, the officer clocked a vehicle going 61 mph in a 40 mph zone.

The officer performed a traffic stop around 11 p.m. on a 2007 Audi A4.

There were two people in the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dquincy Huggins, 33, of Zachary.

Huggins did not have an ID and further investigation found that the Zachary man had “a suspended driving status and a Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear,” according to the affidavit.

Huggins was taken into custody and a search of the vehicle uncovered a bag of marijuana.

The passenger in the vehicle claimed the marijuana did not belong to them.

Huggins confessed to being the owner of the marijuana.

The Zachary man was subsequently arrested and charged with the crimes listed below:

  • D/L SUSP/REV
  • GENERAL SPEED LAW
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Fugitive

The 33-year-old remains behind bars in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.