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New Iberia Sheriff's Resond to a Home Invasion; Man with Multiple Warrants Arrested

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a home invasion call in the 1800 block of Wanda Street.

Posted: Apr 9, 2021 8:08 AM
Updated: Apr 9, 2021 8:11 AM

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a home invasion call in the 1800 block of Wanda Street. Located inside the home was Dwight Williams wanted for an arrest warrant from February 23, 2021.

Dwight Williams charges from the arrest warrant from February 23, 2021 are as follows:

LA RS 14:62.8 Home Invasion

LA RS 14:34.9 Dating Partner Abuse

LA RS 14:56 Simple Criminal Damage to Property

LA RS 14:95.1 Felon in Possession of a Firearm

LA RS 14:94 Illegal Use off a Weapon

LA RS 14:27-30.1 Attempted Murder – Second Degree

Williams was charged on the following from the arrest occurring on April 8, 2021:

LA RS 14:40.1 Terrorizing

LA RS 14:56 Simple Criminal Damage to Property

LA RS 14:95.1 Felon in Possession of a Firearm

LA RS 14:285.2 Harassing Phone Calls

LA RS 14:46 False Imprisonment

LA RS 14:35.3 Domestic Abuse Battery

LA RS 14:62.8 Home Invasion

A search warrant was obtained for Mr. William’s vehicle and he was also charged with:

LA RS 14:69.1 Possession of a Stolen Firearm

LA RS 40:966A Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I

LA RS 40:667A Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II

LA RS 40:1023 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

LA RS 14.95E Possession of a Firearm with a Controlled Substance

Dwight Williams was booked into the Iberia Parish Correctional Center. Bond was set on the Home Invasion charge of $1,500,000.00. Additional bonds have not been set on any other charges at this time.

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