Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Oscar Redondo (age 51) of Raceland for a third offense DWI. At around 9:25 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to stop at a red light at the intersection of LA 1 and LA 182 in Raceland. Deputies made contact with the driver, and immediately detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. The driver, identified as Oscar Redondo, was also exhibiting signs of possible intoxication. Redondo admitted to having consumed several alcoholic beverages that evening. Redondo performed poorly on a field sobriety test. A breathalyzer test showed him to have a blood alcohol content of .176g%. Deputies learned Redondo was previously charged with DWI in 2011 and 2012, and he did not have a valid driver’s license. Redondo was arrested and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. He was booked with DWI (3rd Offense), no driver’s license, and failure to stop at a red light. His bond is set at $25,600.
NOTE: Due to technical issues, mug shots are not available at this time.