ST. MARTINVILLE, La. — The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a St. Martinville man on multiple drug charges and possessing a stolen weapon.
According to SMPSO, deputies executed an outstanding felony arrest warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Resweber Street, in St. Martinville.
During the execution of the warrant, SMPSO says that deputies located suspected marijuana; suspected “Moon Rocks” (THC derivative); suspected LSD; suspected N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT); suspected Ecstasy; suspected methamphetamine; suspected powdered cocaine; suspected acetaminophen/hydrocodone; suspected Alprazolam; U.S. currency; a stolen 9mm handgun; two digital scales; and various new, clear plastic baggies thatare indicative of the distribution of illegal narcotics.
Deputies arrested Bennett Bienvenu, 45, of St. Martinville, and charged him with:
- Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)
- Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (“Moon Rocks”)
- Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (LSD)
- Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (DMT)
- Possession of Schedule I CDS (MDMA/Ecstasy)
- Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine) – Over 28 Grams
- Possession of Schedule II CDS (Powdered Cocaine)
- Possession of Schedule II CDS (Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone)
- Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule IV CDS (Alprazolam)
- Transactions Involving Proceeds from Drug Offenses
- Possession of CDS in drug free zone – 9 Counts
- Possession of Stolen Firearms
- Possession of Firearm in the Presence of CDS – 9 Counts
- Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Bienvenu was also arrested on an outstanding felony arrest warrant for violation of the following:
- Criminal Conspiracy (To Possess With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine) - Felony
- A-Dist/Manufacture or Possession w/Intent of Schedule II CDS (Methamphetamine-Over 28 Grams) - Felony
- Prohibited Acts/Drug Paraphernalia-Misdemeanor
Following his arrest, Bievnenu was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on these and no bond has yet been set.
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