Jefferson Parish firefighter arrested for drug possession

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A Jefferson Parish firefighter was arrested Saturday for possession of drugs with the intent to sell.

According to a Jefferson Parish official, East Bank Consolidated firefighter Eric Pigott was taken into custody at 3:30 p.m., while on duty at Fire Station #14 in Metairie.

Pigott had 60 tablets of oxycontin in his possession at the time of the arrest.

We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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