Two Campti men arrested on drug and weapon charges

Double Arrest
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies assisted Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task have arrested two Campti men on drug and criminal warrants according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

On Saturday evening July 15 at approximately 8:00pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division and Agents assigned to the NMJDTF went to a residence located in the 100 block of Carter Street in Campti attempting to serve outstanding Natchitoches Parish Criminal Warrants on Wyshun Reliford.

Reliford was wanted by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office on criminal warrants secured by Detective Craig LaCour signed by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge for 1-count of Illegal Possession of Stolen Things and 1-count of Illegal Possession of a Firearm by Persons convicted of a Felony in connection with having items in his possession stolen in the July 7th burglary of a Campti residence.

Deputies say after arriving at the residence, they were greeted at the front door by the female owner.

While speaking to the owner, deputies obtained permission to search the residence for Reliford who had a prior known history of hiding from law enforcement.

Deputies say as they entered the residence, they observed a male identified as Eugene Hudson Jr., slumped over in a chair.

Deputies asked Hudson to stand and when doing so, they observed a loaded syringe containing suspected methamphetamine and other items in plain view on the chair.

When deputies asked Hudson what was in the syringe, he replied “meth’”.

Hudson was placed under arrest without incident.

Deputies secured the residence.

Agents applied for and was granted a search warrant signed by a district judge to search the residence for illegal narcotics.

Children were present in the residence.

During a search of the residence, deputies discovered Reliford hiding behind a refrigerator.

Reliford was taken into custody without incident.

As a result of the investigation:

*Eugene Hudson Jr., 44, of the 200 block of Cloud Crossing Road, Campti, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Possession of CDS Schedule II Methampetamine and Illegal Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of Persons under the age of 17.

*Wyshun Lee Reliford, 30, of the 100 block of Sherry Circle, Campti, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Illegal Possession of Stolen Things and Illegal Possession of a Firearm by a Person convicted of a Felony.

Both Hudson and Reliford remain in the Natchitoches Detention Center awaiting bond.

Deputy Kelvin Samuel was assisted by NMJDTF agents and Detective A. Shirley.

If you have any information regarding the burglary investigation, contact Detective Craig LaCour at 357-7830.

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