On Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 4:30 PM, Scott Police Officers were conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Old Spanish Trail and L. Provost Road. Officers had received complaints of motorists driving around the barricades where the road was blocked because of high water. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a silver Lexus SUV after it was observed driving around a barricade.
During the traffic stop investigation, officers located a bag containing 200 grams of marijuana. Officers learned that the bag belonged to the passenger, Lakesha Montgomery, 23, of Lafayette.
Montgomery was placed under arrest for Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of a Minor (as there was a juvenile present in the vehicle).
Montgomery was transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for booking on the listed charges.