Three arrested after traffic stop for drug charges
POSTED: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 11:54am
UPDATED: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 1:15pm
ST. MARTINVILLE, LA (NBC33) — Early this morning the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested three men for possession of 2,861 grams of marijuana.
The arrest was made shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 and happened as a result of a traffic stop on Interstate 10. They were traveling in a rented vehicle and were driving through Louisiana from Texas. They were pulled over for making an improper lane change.
The three men arrested are Charles Schippel, 17, Anthony Rhone, 20, and Frank Walker, 32. All three are residents of Mississippi.
The men were booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana.