Aug 1, 2014 5:25 AM by Olivia Blanchard
An Opelousas man is behind bars after a drug raid turned up crack cocaine and bags of clothing stolen from a local men's store.
After several months of surveillance by the Opelousas Police Department, the raid took place late last night in the 800 block of Guidry Street.
Investigators arrested 26-year-old Benny Birotte and is charging him with two drug counts and one count of possession of stolen property.
Officials say Birotte also had more than ten outstanding court warrants.
Anyone with any information is regarding drug activity is asked to contact OPD at 948-2500.