June 15, 2018

Bogalusa: A Traffic Stop Leads to a Foot Chase and a Drug Arrest

Yesterday evening (June 14, 2018), a Bogalusa Police Department officer saw a vehicle speeding on Carolina Avenue. The vehicle failed to yield at the intersection of Carolina and Louisiana avenues and almost caused a traffic accident. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the driver, William B. McCrory (38) of Bogalusa.
McCrory exited the vehicle in an aggressive manner and then fled on foot, emptying items from his pocket as he ran. McCrory was apprehended but continued to resist arrest. The officer was able to gain control of McCrory and place him in the handcuffs.
A search of the vehicle yielded numerous syringes, a white rock substance (that tested positive for methamphetamine), a syringe loaded with suspected Methamphetamine, a package of Suboxine, a digital scale, two packs of rolling papers, three small clear plastic bags that contained suspected marijuana and several bags containing numerous methamphetamine pills. Located in the area where McCrory emptied his pockets was $334 in cash and a container that contained one suspected methamphetamine pill.
McCrory was arrested on booked on the charges of Drivers License Must Be On Person, Careless Operation, 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana, Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Schedule II Narcotics and Resisting an Officer.

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