On May 1, 2015, Narcotics agents with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 41-year old Perry Bennett – known on the streets as Popeye – of 25789 McCarroll Road in Springfield on narcotics-related charges.
The arrest occurred on McCarroll Rd. in Springfield when agents observed Bennett standing near the roadway in a location where he – Bennett - has been known to distribute illegal narcotics. Agents spotted Bennett and were able to approach him without incident.
Through an investigation, he was found to possess:
> 61-rocks of crack cocaine with a total weight of 1 oz. and value of $1200.00
> ½ oz. of processed marijuana valued at $150.00
>$280.00 in U.S. Currency (money believed to have been made by the sale of illegal narcotics)
Sheriff Jason Ard says, ‘Bennett has an extensive narcotics arrest history and has been under investigation by my Narcotics Office.'
Bennett is currently in the Livingston Parish Detention Center. Please visit http://www.lpso.org/
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