Opelousas Man Charged With Intent To Distribute Drugs
The Opelousas Crime Suppression Team served a search warrant at home on Platers Street this week after conducting surveillance of the home based on a tip.
Officers forcefully went into the home at 833 Planters Street and found in plain view drugs and money.
Police say they found:
- 1.5 pounds of marijuana packed for sale
- Promethazine syrup
- Drug paraphernalia
The street value of the drugs is around $2000.
Police say 27-year-old Brian Jones fled the home, but he was later tracked down on Mia Street.
Jones was charged with:
- Possession with intent to distribute schedule 1 drugs
- Possession with intent to distribute schedule 5 drugs
Police Chief Perry Gallow says anyone can call their office anonymously to report illegal activity at 337-948-2500.