Ex-felon arrested on drug, weapon charges
POSTED: Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 5:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 5:34pm
BAKER, LA — Baker Police Narcotics Division assisted by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Narcotics Division have arrested a Baton Rouge man on weapons and narcotics violations.
On January 24, Narcotics Officers and EBRSO SWAT members executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 4700 block of Blount Road. The homeowner David Dewayne Hughes, 30, was arrested after officials after finding illegal narcotics and six firearms.
Five of the weapons were reported stolen from a residence in East Baton Rouge. Agents seized 4 rifles, including an SKS assault rifle with a high capacity 30-round magazine, a shotgun, a handgun, and boxes of ammunition, over 40 Schedule II and Schedule IV pills, two scales and marijuana were found and seized by the Officers.
Hughes, a convicted felon from a Second-Degree Battery offense was booked into the EBRSO Parish Prison on six counts of a Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, five counts of Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm, six counts of Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance While in Possession of a Firearm, Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule II, Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule IV, Possession of Schedule I and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.