Traffic stop lands Natchitoches man behind bars on drug and firearms charges

NATCHITOCHES, La. - A man is facing drug and firearms charges following a traffic stop in east Natchitoches.

The incident happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday near St. Clair Ave. and Williams Ave.

After police pulled the driver over they noticed methamphetamine inside the vehicle.

The driver, Darrell Jordan, 37, ran away when officers told him that he was under arrest. After a brief foot chase, Jordan was apprehended.

It was later determined that Jordan was in possession of two firearms inside his vehicle, one of which was stolen  recently in the Natchitoches area. It was also determined that Jordan was a convicted felon.

Jordan was charged with possession of Schedule II, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer, resisting  an officer with force/violence, possession of firearm by convicted felon, - 2 counts possession of firearm in

Presence of CDS , 2 counts battery of a police officer, - 2 counts Illegal possession of stolen firearms.

Jordan was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where he awaits bond.

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