TPSO sets up roadblock to stop Ponchatoula man with lots of cocaine

TPSO sets up roadblock to stop Ponchatoula man with lots of cocaine
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office
CrimeTracker
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 1:45pm

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.
 

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