Drugs and cash seized during traffic stop, arrest on Ponder Street

Sabine Parish Sheriff Aaron Mitchell announced that Devonte Marquise Taylor, 26 of Many, was arrested by Patrol Deputies shortly after midnight on April 28.
Deputy Brennan Jones noticed a Ford truck that had a brake light not working as it turned on Ponder Street from San Antonio Avenue. Deputy Jones conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the driver as Taylor.
Further investigation led Deputy Jones to discover approximately one ounce of suspected methamphetamine inside Taylor’s truck and $2,020 cash in Taylor’s pants pocket. The drugs and cash were seized and logged into evidence.
Taylor was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center for Possession with intent to distribute schedule II (Meth) and brake lights required.
Sheriff Mitchell commends Deputy Jones on his alertness and further investigation during this traffic stop to get more illegal narcotics off the streets in Sabine Parish.

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