ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY) –The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man after finding illegal narcotics and weapons in his home.

Earl Johnson, 41, of Opelousas, has been arrested following a police search of his vehicle and residence.

Police made contact with Johnson and conducted a probable search of his vehicle and located 21 individually wrapped chocolate bars containing hallucinogenic mushrooms and a semi-automatic handgun.

At the scene, Johnson’s wife, Shevon Andrus, showed up. Police conducted a search on her vehicle as well and found a semi-automatic handgun.

Detectives went to Johnson’s residence in Opelousas where another search was conducted. Police located an AR platform rifle, 2 shotguns and a total amount of $18,080 in cash.

The estimated value of the narcotics is $880, according to police.

Johnson was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail and was charged with:

  • Possession with intent to distribute schedule I CDS (psilocybin)
  • Illegal carrying of weapons, crime or CDS
  • Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia.

His bond is set at $25,000.