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Louisiana state official is arrested for buying drugs from drug dealer outside fast food restaurant

Louisiana state female officer, 37, busted for buying drugs from face-tattooed meth dealer outside fast food restaurant while under surveillance

  • Bridgette Hull, the executive secretary of the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly buying drugs.
  • Hull, 37, was found outside a fast food restaurant with dealer Steven McCarthy when an employee of the Louisiana Attorney General Office approached them.
  • McCarthy was under surveillance by authorities, which led police to his location on Tuesday afternoon
  • Both Hull and McCarthy were charged with possession of a firearm containing controlled and hazardous substances, and possession of fentanyl, meth and other narcotics

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A Louisiana state official was arrested Tuesday for allegedly purchasing drugs from a drug dealer outside a fast food chain.

Bridgette Hull, 37, is the executive secretary of the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners. She was buying drugs from dealer Steven McCarthy, who was under surveillance, when an employee of the Louisiana Attorney General Office approached them.

Hull was arrested at the scene, but McCarthy fled, resulting in a chase. He later crashed into another car and was arrested.

“Before they fled, McCarthy and Bridgette Hull were found to be in the middle of a drug deal,” the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

The duo were charged with possession of a firearm containing controlled and hazardous substances and possession of fentanyl, meth and other narcotics, according to police.

An acquaintance of the alleged dealer was also arrested, but his identity has not been released.

A representative from the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners was not immediately available to comment on Hull’s arrest.

Louisiana state employee Bridgette Hull was arrested Tuesday for allegedly buying drugs for a fast food restaurant.  The state employee earns $85,000.  Her station will have a meeting to determine if she is eligible to serve or not

Louisiana state employee Bridgette Hull was arrested Tuesday for allegedly buying drugs for a fast food restaurant. The state employee earns $85,000. Her station will have a meeting to determine if she is eligible to serve or not

Police found narcotics in McCarthy and Hull's possession, including fentanyl and meth.  The duo were charged with possession of a firearm containing controlled and hazardous substances, and possession of fentanyl, meth and other narcotics

Police found narcotics in McCarthy and Hull's possession, including fentanyl and meth.  The duo were charged with possession of a firearm containing controlled and hazardous substances, and possession of fentanyl, meth and other narcotics

Police found narcotics in McCarthy and Hull’s possession, including fentanyl and meth. The duo were charged with possession of a firearm containing controlled and hazardous substances, and possession of fentanyl, meth and other narcotics

Steven McCarthy reportedly sold the drugs to Hull as he fled the scene after being approached by an employee of the Louisiana Attorney General Office

Steven McCarthy reportedly sold the drugs to Hull as he fled the scene after being approached by an employee of the Louisiana Attorney General Office

Steven McCarthy reportedly sold the drugs to Hull as he fled the scene after being approached by an employee of the Louisiana Attorney General Office

Hull earns $85,000 a year, according to the data. The Bureau of State Security Investigators assists officers with licensing applications and provides for other educational needs, its website says.

It is unclear whether she will be fired or not, but a special board meeting will be held on September 8 by the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners to discuss the matter.

A notice to the meeting stated that the board will determine whether Hull “should continue the position of executive secretary or be terminated.”

Hull is being held at the Livingston Parish Detention Center.

Police found fentanyl and meth in McCarthy and Hull's possession

Police found fentanyl and meth in McCarthy and Hull's possession

Police found fentanyl and meth in McCarthy and Hull’s possession

It is unclear how many drugs the police have seized

It is unclear how many drugs the police have seized

It is unclear how many drugs the police have seized

The arrests come after Louisiana police in Covington arrested “a major fentanyl and heroin dealer” on Aug. 23. WDHN News.

Jovan Williams, 24, was wanted by Covington Police for three weeks. He was later found by the police ‘in a ditch nearby’.

Police said the “amount of suspected fentanyl that Williams has been accused of is lethal enough to kill about 80,000 people, with an estimated street value of $70,000.”

Williams is being held at the St. Tammany Parish Detention Center on multiple charges, including illegally carrying weapons and fleeing from police.

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