Lamar Jermaine Weeden of Parks and Willie Alfred of Jeanerette are behind bars once again after the known drug dealers were allegedly at it again in St. Mary Parish.

In a press release and video (which you can watch below), Sheriff Blaise Smith announced the pair have been leading the Weeden Drug Trafficking Organization, distributing drugs throughout the parish even though federal law enforcement has been taking action. Sheriff Smith says his Narcotics detectives began an investigation in 2018, identifying more than 30 subjects as being part of the organization, which has extended beyond St. Mary Parish. So far, in addition to Weeden and Alfred's arrests on April 19 of this year, six other people have been placed behind bars on warrants for racketeering activity and conspiracy to commit racketeering activity as Louisiana State Police and other local law enforcement agencies have come together to stop the spread of illegal drugs in the area. And more arrests are expected.

 

 

The following drugs were seized and taken off the streets of St. Mary Parish and surrounding parishes:

· 125 g. Heroin

· 233.8 g. Crack Cocaine

· 471 g. Powder Cocaine

· 1,167 dosage vials of Ecstasy

· 7 ½ dosage vials of Lorazepam

· 500 dosage units of Xanax

· 19 grams of Marijuana

· 2 vials of PCP

· $63,000 in cash

The following agencies helped St. Mary Sheriff's deputies and State Police in the ongoing investigation:

· Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office

· Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office

· Homeland Security Investigations

· Customs & Border Protection

· Louisiana National Guard Counter Drug Program

· Berwick Police Department

· Morgan City Police Department

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