EPSO discovers marijuana in Point Blue, arrests one

Information received by the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of a Point Blue man on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Captain Keith Dupre, chief of detectives, said the sheriff’s office received information suggesting marijuana was being sold from a home in Point Blue. Armed with a search warrant, Dupre, Detective Kevin Tate and Deputy Derrick Guillory went to the home. A search led to authorities recovering marijuana, digital scales, bags and instruments indicating some smoking of marijuana was occurring.

“Two people were picked up, and later one was let go,” Dupre said.

As a result of this investigation, Herbert Savoy Jr., 27, 5482 Lanse Bleu Road, Point Blue, was booked into the parish jail on possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

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