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Two Arrested After Being Found In Possession of Narcotics

The investigation is still pending and additional arrests are expected at a later time.

Posted: Oct 26, 2021 9:56 AM

SUNSET, La. - The St. Landry Parish Narcotics Team received information of suspected drug activity at the 7000 block of I-49 Service Road inside the city limits of Sunset.

On October 22, 2021, St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Team traveled to Sunset to conduct surveillance on the location. During the course of the investigation, detectives with the narcotics team were able to take Dwayne Batiste and Anthony St. Julien into custody.

The following items were located:

· Approximately 2 ounces of suspected Fentanyl powder;

· Digital scale; and

· Approximately $1,734.00 in U.S. currency.

The street value of the narcotics seized is approximately $12,000.

The investigation is still pending and additional arrests are expected at a later time.

Anyone with information about illegal drug activity is encouraged to call the Narcotics Division at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department or call St. Landry Crime Stoppers at 948-TIPS (8477) to tip the information anonymously.

 

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