PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Gregory Paul Billiot, 58, of 108 Julie Street, Delcambre, LA, on felony drug charges following a traffic incident on LA 70 in Pierre Part early Sunday.
A uniformed patrol deputy on assignment observed a vehicle on the shoulder of LA 70 with emergency flashers and stopped to investigate and / or provide assistance if needed.
The deputy made contact with the lone occupant and driver, now identified as Gregory Paul Billiot.
As the deputy spoke to Billiot, he noticed beer containers and paraphernalia commonly used to consume illegal controlled dangerous substances. The deputy continued to speak to Billiot once he exited the suspect vehicle.
The deputy believed further investigation was warranted and requested consent to search the vehicle which was granted by Billiot.
During the ensuing search, a wide assortment of drug paraphernalia as well as meth-amphetamine, oxycodone and marijuana was seized.
Gregory Paul Billiot was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Possession of Meth-Amphetamine with Intent to Distribute
*Possession of Oxycodone
*Possession of Marijuana
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Gregory Paul Billiot remains incarcerated with bond set at $25,000.