LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) — The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO) arrested a 24-year-old who had numerous active warrants from multiple jurisdictions.

Tyland Charles, 24, of Baton Rouge, was booked into the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office on the following offenses:

  • Possession with intent to distribute I CDS (3 counts)
  • Possession of a schedule I CDS
  • Monies derived from drug proceeds
  • Two outstanding warrants for simple criminal damage to property and theft
  • Two outstanding warrants for grand theft of an automobile (Florida)
  • Two outstanding warrants for burglary of a conveyance (Florida)
  • Outstanding warrant for possession of burglary tools (Florida)
  • Outstanding warrant for criminal damage to property (Florida)

According to LPSO, during a week-long operation related to the recent catalytic converter thefts, detectives observed a vehicle matching the description of a vehicle of interest in previous catalytic converter thefts.

Deputies initiated a traffic stop where it was learned that Charles had numerous active warrants, some of which involved the theft of catalytic converters.

LPSO said that after a search of Charles’ vehicle, a variety of schedule I illicit narcotics were found.

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.