The vehicle allegedly had a stolen license plate, which the suspect said post- Miranda he found on the street. He said he know it didn’t belong on the car. The officer also smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.
Several witnesses on scene said that the suspect initiated the altercation for no apparent reason other than being intoxicated. During the altercation, the victim said that the suspect brandished a black pocket knife with which he threatened the victim.
The officer saw the suspect make a right-hand turn without using the turn signal. A traffic stop was conducted. Upon contact, a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected on the suspect’s breath. His eyes were red and glossy. The suspect showed six points on the HGN test.
Upon contact, the suspect said that he purchased the vehicle about two months ago from a dealership in Texas. After verifying via VIN numbers to determine if the vehicle was stolen, dispatch said it was, in fact, stolen from the complainant. Post-Miranda, the suspect said he bought the vehicle from a Texas dealership.
The suspect performed poorly on field sobriety tests on scene. She was transported to the SPD Field Support Bureau, where she provided a proper chemical breath sample with a BAC of .000g%. The suspect admitted to taking a Klonopin prior to driving. She also provided a chemical blood sample.
The officer gave verbal commands for him to come outside so he can be questioned, and the suspect refused. The officer had to physically escort the suspect outside. At the Shreveport City Jail, the suspect was searched and found to have four Alprazolam pills in the two front pockets of his pants.
Officers responded to Family Dollar at 2004 Centenary Blvd. in reference to a prowler. The suspect was allegedly seen on June 2 stealing 18 cartons of various cigarettes off a truck. On June 28, he was seen walking by the Family Dollar, where he was identified and apprehended.
The officer was dispatched to 1133 St. Vincent in reference to a shoplifting. The complainant claimed she saw the suspect place inside her purse a box containing a watch and two bracelets totaling $29.50. She then gave her mother, the codefendant the purse with the unpaid merchandise inside.
5/5/89, of 12126 N. Champion Road, Billings, Oklahoma, was arrested by Officer E. Alvarez on a charge of disturbing the peace. Security at Sam’s Town Casino allegedly saw the suspect acting out in a belligerent fashion, screaming and yelling loudly, waking other patrons in the hotel.
Upon arrival, a concerned neighbor said that the suspect and another resident were in a very loud verbal dispute. The neighbor head a lot of banging. Post- Miranda, the suspect said they were having a minor argument, but nothing physical occurred.