The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has seized guns, drugs and cash in a drug bust in Baton Rouge.

Guns, drugs, $17K cash seized and several arrested in Baton Rouge drug bust

BATON ROUGE, La. – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office has arrested three people in a drug bust that netted drugs, guns and $17,000 in cash.

Tuyet-Trinh Nguyen, 27;  Hoang Nguyen, 30; and Morgan Weaver, 26, were arrested on Monday for their alleged involvement in a drug operation. The arrests came following a three-week investigation conducted by the EBRSO SCAT Division and EBRSO Narcotics Division.

The trio was identified by law enforcement as drug distributors in the Baton Rouge area. Agents obtained search warrants for two locations on Goodwood Boulevard and Boulevard De Province for the potential drug bust.

Agents took Tuyet-Trinh Nguyen into custody on Monday and executed both search warrants. The EBRSO says it seized the following:

  • 15.7 ounces of methamphetamine
  • 5.3 ounces of fentanyl (1403 lethal doses of Fentanyl)
  • 5.3 ounces of cocaine
  • 6.6 grams of marijuana
  • 2 pounds synthetic marijuana
  • 30 THC vape pens
  • 17 dosage units of Alprazolam
  • 9 dosage units of Adderall
  • Digital scales
  • 2 blenders (cut/mix fentanyl)
  • 7.5 grams oz of THC infused edibles.
  • Body armor
  • $17,580 in currency
  • Firearms (4)
  • Great Lakes Gl-15 rifle
  • 42 live 223. rifle rounds
  • Recover CC3h handgun 45 caliber
  • Mossberg Rifle 715P 22 caliber
  • Mossberg Rifle 715P 22 caliber
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office has arrested three people for their alleged involvement in a drug operation that netted drugs, guns and $17,000 in cash. Courtesy: EBRSO

Tuyet-Trinh Nguyen, 27, faces the following charges:

  • Felon in Possession of Firearm
  • PWITD Schedule I Narcotics (marijuana)
  • PWITD Schedule I Narcotics (synthetic marijuana)
  • Felon in Possession of Firearm w/CDs
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (methamphetamine)
  • PWITD Schedule I Narcotics (fentanyl)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (cocaine)
  • Affidavit Warrant PWITD Schedule II (SCAT Division)
  • Possession of Marijuana


Hoang Nguyen, 30, faces the following charges:

  • Felon in Possession of Firearm
  • Felon in Possession of Firearm w/ CDS
  • Machine Gun
  • PWITD Schedule I Narcotics (marijuana/edibles)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (methamphetamine)
  • PWITD Schedule I Narcotics (fentanyl)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (cocaine)
  • PWITD Schedule IIII Narcotics (Alprazolam)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (Adderall)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (Crack Cocaine)
  • Affidavit Warrant (1) PWITD Schedule I (Fentanyl)


Morgan Weaver, 26, faces the following charges:

  • Felon in Possession of Firearm
  • Felon in Possession of Firearm w/ CDS
  • Machine Gun
  • PWITD Schedule I Narcotics (marijuana/edibles)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (methamphetamine)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (fentanyl)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (cocaine)
  • PWITD Schedule IIII Narcotics (Alprazolam)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (Adderall)
  • PWITD Schedule II Narcotics (Crack Cocaine)
  • Affidavit Warrant (2) PWITD Schedule I (Fentanyl)

A fourth person was arrested. However, it is not clear from EBRSO how they were connected to the operation.

Thuy Nguyen, 35, faces the following charges:

  • Possession of Firearm w/ CDS
  • PWID Schedule I Narcotics (synthetic marijuana)
  • Possession Schedule I Narcotics (marijuana)

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