Coushatta Man Arrested on Drug Charges

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Timothy Keith of Coushatta.  He was charged after a traffic stop in Campti.

On Tuesday afternoon, February 4 at approximately 2:53pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division were patrolling on US-71 in Campti when they stopped a 2013 Ford pickup truck for a traffic violation.  Deputies said the operator of the vehicle identified himself as Timothy W. Keith of Coushatta, La.

A computer check revealed that Keith’s driver’s license was suspended and that he was wanted by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office for Issuing Worthless Checks and by the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Appear in Court.

An additional unit responded to assist.  Deputies observed a passenger in the vehicle identified as 40-year-old Charles Chase Nobles of Goldonna, La. sweating profusely and acting extremely nervous in the vehicle.

While speaking with Nobles, deputies observed suspected drug paraphernalia in plain view in the vehicle.  During a search of the vehicle, deputies seized approximately 1-gram of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies arrested Timothy Wayne Keith, 47, of the 100 block of Woodrow Ridge, Coushatta transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Issuing Worthless Checks, Failure to Appear in Bossier Parish, and Driving under Suspension.

Charles Chase Nobles, 40, of the 100 block of Ash Street, Goldonna was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine-2nd Offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Probation Violation. Nobles had just recently been released from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on bond for an Attempted Unauthorized Entry of a Dwelling charge at a residence in the Goldonna area.

Both Keith and Nobles remain in the Natchitoches Detention Center.  The vehicle was impounded by a local wrecker service.  Deputies S. Axsom and D. Caballero made the arrests.

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