41-year-old Natalbany man arrested on drug charges
Press Release from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office:
NATALBANY, LA - October 7, 2019 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 41-year-old Terrence Darnell Miller of Natalbany, LA on multiple drug charges.
On October 3, 2019, shortly after midnight, TPSO Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a black older model Chevy Tahoe on LA 1064 near Hoppin Harley's for traffic violations. As deputies approached the vehicle they observed the driver, an unknown black male, reaching down between the seat and center console to grab what appeared to be a black handgun. Deputies gave loud verbal commands for the male to drop the weapon, to which he immediately complied. The male, later identified as Terrence Darnell Miller, was then removed from the vehicle and taken into custody. At this time Miller's handgun, a Glock 17, recently reported stolen from a residential burglary in the Hammond area, was recovered and secured. Deputies also observed in plain view inside Miller's vehicle several THC vape cartridges and a container of suspected hydrocodone tablets.
In addition to the stolen handgun, a thorough search of Miller's vehicle incident arrest yielded a total of seventy-four (74) pills of suspected hydrocodone and Xanax, approximately 26.8 grams of suspected heroine, twelve (12) used THC vape cartridges, and 2 unused THC vape cartridges.
Miller was subsequently charged with possession with the intent to distribute CDSI, three (3) counts of possession with the intent to distribute CDS IV, two (2) counts of possession intent to distribute CDS II, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm while in possession of a CDS, possession of a stolen firearm, improper lane usage, an for not having the proper equipment required on motor vehicles.