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Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announced Lathero Donyea Hewitt, age 33, of Leesville was arrested yesterday by the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force following a traffic stop conducted in the area of Havana and Shirley Street in Leesville.

During the course of the traffic stop Hewitt was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. Agents charged Hewitt with two counts of Turning Movements and Required Signals, one count of Expired Driver's License, one count of Resisting an Officer, one count of Aggravated Flight from an Officer, one count of Obstruction of Justice, one count of Stop signs and yield signs, and one count of Possession of a Schedule II Narcotic (Methamphetamine) with the Intent to Distribute. Hewitt was also arrested on two outstanding Bench Warrants.

Bond has not been set and Hewitt remains in the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office jail.


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