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Natchitoches traffic stop leads to arrest of New Orleans man

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) New Orleans man arrested on felony drug charges while traveling through Natchitoches.

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested a New Orleans man after finding drugs in his vehicle during a traffic stop. NPSO said deputies stopped Dionisio Tellez Anastacio, 23, early Wednesday morning for driving 92 mph in a 75 mph speed zone

According to NPSO, deputies smelled a strong marijuana smoke odor, and spotted suspected narcotics in plain view in the car. A search led to the discovery of suspected powder cocaine, suspected marijuana, weighing scales and drug paraphernalia.

Anastacio was charged with possession of CDS schedule II cocaine, possession of CDS schedule I marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding 92/75 and no drivers license. Deputies said he remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center awaiting bond.

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