Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces the February 17, 2022 arrest of Weston Galen Smith, age 25, of Anacoco.
Detectives with the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office were attempting to recover stolen property at a trailer park located on Malcolm Smart Road. Upon arrival at the location contact was made with Weston Smith. Detectives immediately recognized a strong and distinct odor of what they believed to be marijuana.
Detectives requested that Agents with the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force come to the location.
While speaking with Detectives Smith admitted that there was a quantity of illegal narcotics located inside his trailer.
A search warrant was prepared and executed on the residence and during the course of the search a large quantity of marijuana, a quantity of methamphetamine, and several guns were located.
An additional search warrant was prepared in relation to the investigation for a residence located in Anacoco. The search warrant was executed and during the course of the search stolen property, marijuana, and methamphetamine, were discovered and taken into evidence.
Weston Smith was arrested and charged with one count of Illegal Possession of Stolen Goods, one count of Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute, one count of Possession of a Schedule II Narcotic (Methamphetamine) with the Intent to Distribute, one count of Possession of Methamphetamine in excess of 28 grams, and one count of Illegal Possession of a Firearm while in Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Bond has not been set and Smith remains in the VPSO jail.
The investigation into this matter is ongoing.
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