Breaux Bridge fugitive considered dangerous, armed

Breaux Bridge police are warning area residents about a fugitive who is considered dangerous and may be armed and on drugs, Detective Darren A. Benoit said.

Eddie James Wiltz, 27, of Breaux Bridge, is wanted on suspicion of home invasion, aggravated assault, simple battery, resisting arrest by flight, possession of synthetic marijuana and is suspected of shooting at a person and robbing the same victim’s vehicle afterward, Benoit said in a news release.

“Wiltz is considered armed and dangerous and he is very volatile due to narcotics use,” Benoit said.

Anyone with information on Wiltz’s whereabouts is asked to contact Breaux Bridge detectives at (337) 332-2186 or (337) 332-8359.