POSTED: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 11:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 11:34pm
THIBODAUX, LA (NBC33) — A man on probation for drug charges landed back behind bars after he was spotted carrying an illegal weapon in a bar.
The Thibodaux Police Department reports that a concerned citizen called police after spotting the suspect, Thaddeus Richard, Jr., 31, with a gun in a bar located in the 1300 block of St. Charles Street. Officers located Richard in the bar and discovered the gun.
Officials say Richard was arrested in the past for carrying weapons illegal. They say he is also on probation until 2013 for drug charges.
Richard was arrested for Illegal Carrying of a Concealed Weapon and Possession of a Firearm on the Premises of an Alcoholic Beverage Outlet. He was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he is being held on a $7,500 bond.