A warrants check revealed that Wright was wanted on a charge of Failure to Appear. Deputies conducted a pat down search of Wright for safety purposes and that search produced a quantity of crack cocaine.

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Dwayne Wright, 50, of 2824 South Burnside, Gonzales, LA, on drug and traffic related charges following a stop in Napoleonville, La. early Monday morning.

A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and executed a stop of the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dwayne Wright. A warrants check revealed that Wright was wanted on a charge of Failure to Appear. Deputies conducted a pat down search of Wright for safety purposes and that search produced a quantity of crack cocaine.

Wright was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was booked on counts of:

*Possession of cocaine

*Improper Lane Usage

*Possession of Alcoholic Beverages Inside a Motor Vehicle

*Expired or Cancelled License Plate

Wright is still incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

Contributed by the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office