DATE:             TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      THIRD OFFENSE D.W.I. – LARRY WAYNE MENEFEE, JR.

LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Larry Wayne Menefee, Jr., 46, of 11328 Gaymoor, Houston, Texas, following a traffic stop near Labadieville.

A uniformed patrol officer observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and proceeded to stop the vehicle.

Upon coming into contact with the driver, the deputy noted a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emitting from the vehicle as well as the violator.

The deputy conducted a field sobriety test and the suspect, Larry Wayne Menefee did poorly.

The suspect was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption parish Detention Center.  Menefee was administered an intoxilyzer breath test and registered a .15g %.

Menefee was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

            *D.W.I. (Third Offense)

            *Speeding

Menefee was released after posting bond.

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.