Two suspects arrested after police respond to reports of suspicious vehicle

At approximately 7:00 a.m. on April 25, 2021 Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Hwy 786 near Martin. A suspicious vehicle occupied by two unknown male subjects was reported to be parked in the driveway.

Upon arrival, two individuals were confirmed to be inside the vehicle but were unresponsive to initial attempts by deputies to awaken them. As efforts continued, the passenger, later identified as Fate Bush, eventually opened the door. Deputies observed a firearm in plain view inside the vehicle as well as drug paraphernalia in Bush’s possession. Both subjects were detained and pat searched for officer safety.

Multiple illegal narcotics were subsequently found in the possession of the driver who was identified as Wyshun Reliford. Many of the items recovered were packaged in a manner consistent with intended resale. In total 11.24 grams of synthetic cannabis, 19.77 grams of methamphetamine, one Clonazepam and in excess of thirty Xanax were collected as evidence.

Both subjects were taken into custody without incident and transported to the Red River Parish Jail for booking.

Wyshun L. Reliford, B/M, age 33 of the 100 block of Sherry Circle, Campti, LA was charged with one count each of the following: Possession of a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon by a felon, Possession of firearm in presence of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), Possession of Schedule IV CDS with intent to distribute, Possession of Schedule I Synthetic Cannabinoids with intent to distribute, Possession of Schedule II CDS with intent to distribute, Possession of Schedule IV CDS and a Fugitive warrant from Natchitoches Parish for Illegal possession of stolen things. His total bond was set at $25,000 and a hold was placed on his release by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Fate V. Bush, B/M, age 31 of Highway 480, Campti, LA was charged with Possession of drug paraphernalia and Possession of a firearm by a felon. His total bond was set at $5,000 and a hold was placed on his release by Probation and Parole.

Both remain incarcerated in the Red River Parish Jail.


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