BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A traffic stop on Tuesday night ended with the arrest of Wesley Edwards Jr., 47, of Baton Rouge.

A member of the Louisiana State Police initiated the stop around 8:10 p.m. after seeing someone “throw a small glass bottle from the driver’s side window,” according to the affidavit.

The vehicle was a Dodge Ram pickup truck and it did not appear to have a license plate.

The affidavit stated that Edwards Jr. “had slurred speech and swayed as he walked.”

Edwards Jr. allegedly did not do well on a field sobriety test.

The Baton Rouge man chose not to do a breath test.

Edwards Jr. was booked into the East Baton Rouge Prison on Wednesday, November 2.

The Baton Rouge man remains behind bars on the charges listed below:

  • Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
  • Littering Prohibited
  • D/L SUSP/REV
  • LIC PLATE REQUIRED/STATE

Bond has been set at $12,000 for Wesley Ray Edwards Jr.