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1/29/24 Narcotics Press Release


According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “Recently, the narcotics detectives with the St. Landry

Parish Sheriff’s Office received a Crime Stoppers tip regarding a crystal methamphetamine

drug trafficking operation. During the investigation, detectives were able to identify Charles

Wesley, Jr., aka “Cali”, as the source of supply for the crystal methamphetamine, and received

information that he was keeping his supply at a local storage unit within the city limits of


After probable cause was obtained, a search was conducted inside a unit which, according to the

lease agreement, was identified as belonging to Charles Wesley, Jr. The search revealed the

discovery of approximately 398 grams of marijuana, and 52.2 ounces of crystal

methamphetamine, which is equivalent to three and one quarter (3 ¼) pounds.

On January 25, 2024, narcotics detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Charles Wesley, Jr.,

charging him with one (1) count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS

(Marijuana) and one (1) count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS


It should be noted Charles Wesley, Jr. is currently on probation for possession of a firearm by a

convicted felon.

Please be advised, Charles Wesley, Jr. has not been arrested on the warrant mentioned in the press release, as of this date. 

Anyone with information about illegal drug activity is encouraged to call the St. Landry Parish

Sheriff Department’s Drug Hotline at 337-948-0970 or 948-1030. All callers remain

anonymous and the information is kept strictly confidential.

You may also call Crime Stoppers at 337-948-TIPS, download the P3 app on your mobile

device or simply dial **TIPS on your mobile phone to tip. All calls are anonymous and you can

earn a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

On behalf of Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, this is Deputy Chief Eddie Thibodeaux. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.