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Three Teenagers Charged Following Incident in Gheens

Three Teenagers Charged Following Incident in Gheens

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced three teenagers were charged following an incident in Gheens. Caleb Baugh (19, B/M), Thomas Guidroz (19, W/M), and a juvenile, all of Gheens, face charges stemming from the incident.

Just before 11 p.m. on Monday, March 2, deputies responded to a disturbance in the 2200 block of LA Highway 654 in Gheens wherein Caleb Baugh (pictured) had reportedly punched another man. While en route, deputies observed a car fitting the description of the vehicle Baugh was driving and initiated a traffic stop. Deputies made contact with Baugh, and there were two passengers in the vehicle, including Thomas Guidroz and a juvenile.

Baugh admitted to deputies that he had chased down another man and punched him in the face. Deputies learned Baugh had firearms in the vehicle, and while retrieving them, observed a large amount of pills and drug paraphernalia in plain view. In all, deputies recovered 104 clonazepam pills, 10 MDMA pills, and a small amount of suspected methamphetamine. Deputies learned the narcotics and paraphernalia belonged to Baugh, and some of the paraphernalia belonged to Guidroz. They also learned the three had allegedly been driving around smoking marijuana.

Baugh was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Clonazepam and MDMA, Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Carrying of a Weapon in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Illegal Use of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of Persons under 17 Years Old, and Simple Battery.  He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in lieu of $14,500 bond as set by Judge John E. Leblanc.

Guidroz was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile. The juvenile found in the car was charged with a curfew violation.