Deputies discover marijuana


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Evangeline Parish Deputies conducted a routine traffic stop and discovered marijuana.

Captain Keith Dupre, chief of detectives, said deputies conducted a traffic stop and were patting down the suspect when they found marijuana. As a result of the discovery, officers arrested Randy James Dupre, 31, 121 Beech St., Ville Platte, on August 16. He was charged with simple possession of marijuana in the parish jail and was later released on a $1,000 bond.

Deputies working the incident were Sgt. Travis Basco, Dwayne Ledoux and Shane Guillory.

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