A deputy with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office made a routine traffic stop, and he ended up arresting a Breaux Bridge man on many charges.

The deputy was working in the Rees Street area, when he conducted a traffic stop on 34-year-old Joshua Arceneaux.

Arceneaux did not have a current driver's license, but that was not the only trouble that was observed for this man as the deputy found drugs in the his car.

Joshua Paul Arceneaux Arrest Picture, photo courtesy of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office

The deputy found that Arceneaux had marijuana and methamphetamine in the car.

He is facing a host of charges including the following:

  • Two counts of Criminal Conspiracy
  • Manufacture/Distribution of Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine)
  • Proper Equipment Required on Vehicles; Display of Plate
  • Evidence of Compulsory Motor Vehicle Liability Security Contained in Vehicle
  • Expired Driver's License
  • Simple Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Unauthorized Use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefit Access Devices.

Arceneaux was booked into the St. Martin Parish jail.