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Breaux Bridge Man Arrested On Drug And Weapons Charges - 6/27/2017 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

June 27, 2017

3:15 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Breaux Bridge Man Arrested On Drug And Weapons Charges

(St. Martinville, LA)- Last night, Narcotic Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office executed an arrest warrant on Eddie Wiltz, 30, Breaux Bridge for multiple drug charges.

He was arrested at a residence in the 900 block of West Patin Street in Breaux Bridge where Agents found him to be in possession of five pounds of Synthetic Cannabinoids, along with Xanax pills and prescription only cough medicine. He was also found in possession of a stolen handgun and over $2,000 in U.S. Currency.

He was subsequently charged with the following:

1 Count Illegal carrying of weapons in the presence of CDS,

1 Count Illegal possession of stolen firearms,

1 Count Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,

1 Count Violation of uniform CDS law; drug free zone

1 Count Possession with intent to distribute Schedule I CDS (Synthetic Cannabinoids),

1 Count Possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies,

1 Count Possession of Schedule IV CDS (Alprazolam), 2 Counts

1 Count Possession of a Legend Drug (Promethazine), Possession of Schedule I CDS Marijuana

1 Active Arrest Warrant with the following charges:

1 Count Creation or Operation of a clandestine laboratory

1 Count Possession of Schedule 5 CDS

1 Count Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

1 Count Violation of CDS law Drug Free Zone

 

Following his arrest he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center and his bond was set at $300,000.00.

If you suspect illegal drug activity is occurring in your neighborhood, please report it by calling the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Tip Line at (337) 394-2626. Please help us keep the streets of St. Martin Parish free of illegal drug activity.

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