Traffic Stop leads to the seizure of narcotics, arrest of Coushatta man

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According to a Task Force official, on the morning of June 4, NPSO deputies assigned to the I.M.P.A.C.T Team conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado near the 2600 block of Hwy 71.

This article published in the Thursday, June 12-13, 2021, print edition

The driver was identified as Charles Bobbitt, 44, of the 5000 block of Hwy 480. During the course of the investigation, NPSO utilized their narcotics detector canine, Misty, which gave a positive odor alert on Bobbit’s vehicle.

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Deputies searched the vehicle as well as Bobbitt’s person. Approximately 19 grams of suspected Methamphetamine was seized from Bobbitt’s person and in numerous locations in the vehicle.

Bobbit evidence

Bobbit was charged with:

Possession of CDS II (methamphetamine)

* Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

* Second or Subsequent offenses

* Traffic violations

He was placed into the NPDC with a return court date of Sept. 7.