Opelousas Police seize about 5 lbs. of marijuana, sub-machine gun

Photo Courtesy: Opelousas Police Department

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Opelousas Police say they seized approximately five pounds of marijuana and what could be a fully automatic sub-machine gun.

Police spokesperson Corey Leger says officers were assisting Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday as they were looking for two stolen four-wheelers.

Deputies and Opelousas Police Officers found the four-wheelers behind a house in the 800 block of East Madison Street around four Wednesday afternoon.

They also found a vehicle which had marijuana in plain view.

Officers got a search warrant and seized the drugs and the gun.

The ATF will verify the type of gun that was found later today.

No arrests have been made yet, but police do have persons of interest.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $2,500.

Photo Courtesy: Opelousas Police Department
Photo Courtesy: Opelousas Police Department

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