EBRSO: Baton Rouge area heroin distributor among those arrested in drug bust

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East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 32-year-old Horace Wells and 29-year-old Keyan Cloud were arrested after a two-month, multi-agency investigation.

On Tuesday, November 11, Wells led authorities on a car chase are refusing to yield for a traffic stop.

The attempted traffic stop took place in the vicinity of “the intersection of Florida Blvd. and N. Sherwood Forest,” according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

During the car chase, deputies allege that Wells threw out bags containing white powder as well as a handgun.

The chase ended on Winbourne Ave. when Wells was stopped by the Baton Rouge City Police.

EBRSO says the suspect was arrested and a search found “several grams of heroin strewn throughout the vehicle, as well as heroin residue on his shoes.”

The handgun was also retrieved by law enforement.

Search warrants were obtained for two locations and these items were confiscated:

  • 3.6 ounces of fentanyl (valued at $10,800)
  • 1.3 ounces of cocaine (valued at $1800)
  • 9.7 grams of heroin
  • 13.4 grams of marijuana
  • multiple digital scales
  • Springfield XD-9 9mm handgun
  • 5,074 in currency

Horace Wells and Keyan Cloud are both facing multiple charges in this case.

EBRSO says Wells is “on probation until 2/6/2024 for Accessory to Armed Robbery.”

Charges against Horace Wells are:

  • PWITD Schedule 2 Narcotics ( 2 counts)
  • PWITD Schedule 1 Narcotics
  • Poss. of Marijuana
  • Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Illegal Carrying of Weapon w/CDS
  • Illegal Carrying of Weapon buy a Felon
  • Aggravated Flight
  • Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway
  • Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Obstruction of Justice

Charges against Keyan Cloud are as follows:

  • PWITD Schedule 2 Narcotics (2 counts)
  • PWITD Schedule 1 Narcotics
  • Poss. of Marijuana
  • Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia

These law enforcement agencies helped in this case:

  • EBRSO K-9
  • EBRSO Uniform Patrol (Kleinpeter Sub)
  • BRPD Uniform Patrol (A Rotation, A Shift)
  • Zachary Police (Detectives)
  • DEA Task Force

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