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Bayou Vista man arrested for drugs near church, child

Dexter Billiot (Source: SMPSO) Dexter Billiot (Source: SMPSO)
ST. MARY PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A man from Bayou Vista has been arrested for possessing drugs and guns in the presence of a small child and near a church.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's office Narcotics division arrested Dexter Billiot, 23, on Dec. 15. The charges included possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, drug paraphernalia, firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance,  possession of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a juvenile, and violation of a controlled dangerous substance law near church or park.

Authorities say Billiot had $2,000 worth of drugs, a shotgun, $1,356 cash, a digital scale, and baggies. A small child was also present during the investigation and he was within 2,000 feet of a church.

He was booked into the parish jail and is being held on a $1,500 bond.

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