SJSO: Ex-boyfriend busted for guns, drugs

Published 12:08 am Saturday, April 28, 2018

RESERVE — A Reserve man who couldn’t stay away from his ex-girlfriend was arrested this month with drugs and guns, police say.

According to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office, 32-year-old Brandon D. Duhe Sr. was following his ex-girlfriend, who had an active protective order against him, when police stopped him in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo at the corner of Rosenwald Street and Mercury Lane

Brandon D. Duhe Sr.

Officers detected the odor of marijuana and observed plastic bags of marijuana in the car. During a search of the vehicle, officers discovered a Smith and Wesson AR15, magazines and ammunition in the trunk and a digital scale and 40 grams of marijuana in plastics bags inside the car.

Officers also located another stolen gun belonging to the complainant, a Ruger SR9C pistol, on the ground under another car parked at a nearby residence.

A criminal history search showed Duhe is a convicted felon and on active probation.

Duhe was booked with numerous guns and drug charges. He is being held in custody in lieu of a $64,000 bond.