Livingston---District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux reports that 48-year-old Billy Jack Dale, of Walker, LA, pleaded no contest to possession with intent to distribute schedule I controlled dangerous substances- heroin.
According to police reports, Narcotics detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were investigating reports of illegal narcotics distribution at a residence on N. Morgan Drive in Walker, LA. As a result of the investigation a search warrant was submitted for the residence of Billy Dale.
On October 9, 2019, LPSO Narcotics detectives arrived at Dale’s residence to execute the search warrant. Upon arrival, Dale and another male were detained and advised of their rights. While searching Dale’s bedroom detectives located an amount of heroin, two digital scales, and packaging material consistent with distributing narcotics.
Upon completing the search of the home, Billy Dale was placed under arrest. During questioning Dale admitted that he had been selling heroin. Dale was transported to the Livingston Parish Detention Center where he was properly booked.
Billy Dale was sentenced to 10 years with the department of corrections. Dale is currently on parole through 2026 and that this 10 year sentence was ordered to be served consecutively to his parole time.
Assistant District Attorney Kurt Wall represented the State of Louisiana; Judge Charlotte Foster handed down the sentence.