Breaux Bridge man arrested after being found in possession of large amount of drugs

Breaux Bridge man arrested after being found in possession of large amount of drugs
Eddie Wiltz, 30 (Source: St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office)
Eddie Wiltz, 30 (Source: St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office)

BREAUX BRIDGE, LA (WAFB) - Narcotics agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Breaux Bridge man Monday night on multiple drug charges.

Officials executed a search warrant at the home of Eddie Wiltz, 30, in the 900 block of W Patin St. in Breaux Bridge. Agents report they found 5 lbs of synthetic marijuana, along with Xanax pills and prescription cough medicine. He was also reportedly found to be in possession of a stolen handgun and over $2,000 in cash.

Wiltz is charged with:

  • Illegal carrying of weapons in presence of narcotics
  • Illegal possession of stolen firearms
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Violation of a drug free zone
  • Possession with the intent to distribute schedule I narcotics (synthetic marijuana)
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Possession of schedule IV narcotics (Alprazolam) - 2 counts
  • Possession of a legend drug (Promethazine)
  • Possession of schedule I narcotics (marijuana)

Wiltz was also wanted on an active arrest warrant on the following charges:

  • Creation of operation of a clandestine laboratory
  • Possession of schedule V narcotics
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Violation of a drug free zone

Wiltz was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center. His bond was set at $300,000.

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