TPSO sets up roadblock to stop Ponchatoula man with lots of cocaine
PONCHATOULA, LA (NBC33) — A Ponchatoula man is in jail for possessing a large amount of cocaine.
Investigators say they arrested Roy Donald Metz, 26, on August 7, 2014 after he failed to pull over for speeding.
Deputies had to create a roadblock to finally stop Metz.
Sheriff Daniel Edwards says Metz tried reaching for a handgun when stopped but deputies were able to arrest Metz without anyone getting hurt.
Investigators found 18 rocks of cocaine along with a handgun inside the vehicle.
Metz was charged with possession with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm while in possession of a legend drug.