A St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Deputy was called out to a Patterson home just after midnight yesterday morning where he heard an argument between two people.

While investigating, the deputy found out that 32-year-old Christopher Bennett had an active warrant out for his arrest.

While arresting Bennett, he found three small bags of marijuana on the man.  After getting permission to search Bennett's home, the deputy found several drug paraphernalia items.

Bennett has been charged with:

  • Possession of Schedule I (marijuana) with intent to distribute
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Probation violation

Bennett was taken to the parish jail on booked on the above charges.