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Traffic stop leads to marijuana arrest

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Police discover man in possession of marijuana during traffic stop.

On July 25, Deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division conducted a traffic stop for no headlight in the area of Piscotta and Harold Glen Road. Deputies approached the vehicle to contact the driver and immediately recognized him as Troy D. Smith. Police said in plain view were four baggies of suspected marijuana. Smith admitted possession of the approximately three ounces of marijuana. 

He was taken into custody and transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center for his 58th booking. This arrest marked the sixth arrest of Smith by Metro deputies in 2013. Smith was later released on a $5,250 bond.

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