The search warrant executed at 5 a.m. was the result of a joint investigation by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Detective divisions into illegal narcotic activity as well as the burglaries, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.
Keddrick Jones, 25, of 919 Cherry Street in Morgan City was charged with possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of a firearm in the presence of controlled dangerous substance; possession of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a juvenile; violation of controlled dangerous substance law (drug-free zone); resisting an officer with force; and possession of stolen items.
There was a 3-year-old child in the home, which is located near a church, Hebert said.
Detectives request the public’s assistance in locating the owners of the property recovered.
Call the sheriff’s office at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960 to identify the items or with more information.