Suspect Throws Over Two Pounds Of Marijuana From Vehicle During Pursuit

Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced the arrest of Keilon Howard (B/M, 27 of Houma, La.), for Aggravated Flight from an Officer (Felony), License Plate Required (Misdemeanor), Operating a Vehicle with Suspended License; No License Issued (Misdemeanor) & Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Felony).


On Friday, February 21st, 2020, Thibodaux Police Officers working D.W.I. saturated patrol, initiated a traffic stop on a 2014 black Cadillac CTS for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle later identified as Keilon Howard failed to stop and led police in a vehicle pursuit. During the pursuit, Howard committed a series of traffic violations, while driving erratic. The pursuit led officers out the City Limits on Forty Arpent Road, but not before the driver threw two packages out the window, totaling a weight of 2.4 pounds of suspected marijuana.


Howard later stopped the vehicle and was taken into custody without incident. Howard advised police that he did not stop, due to him being “High on Mojo”. Mojo is better known as Synthetic Marijuana.


Howard was transported to the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex, where he later posted a $25,000.00 bond.