LAFOURCHE PARISH GRAND JURY INDICTS TWO DEFENDANTS TUESDAY
THIBODAUX – A Lafourche Parish Grand Jury returned indictments in two
separate criminal cases Tuesday, with each defendant facing possible life
sentences if convicted.
Both cases were presented to the grand jury by First Assistant District
Attorney Jennifer Richard.
Brhian Thomas, 37, was indicted on one count of second degree murder.
Thomas is alleged to have shot twenty-nine year old Deeric Raymond on
September 4, 2017. Raymond’s
body was found slumped in the passenger seat of a car parked at the Solar
trailer park in Thibodaux.
Second degree murder carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without
the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.
Thomas is currently incarcerated in lieu of a $500,000 bond.
His arraignment on the charge is set for November 15.
Teles Guidry, 36, was indicted for first degree rape and second degree
battery. Guidry is accused of
beating and raping the victim on August 31 of this year.
The crime is alleged to have occurred in the Raceland area.
First degree rape carries a mandatory penalty of life in prison without the
benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.
Second degree battery can be punished by imprisonment of up to eight
years, and a fine of not more than two thousand dollars.
Guidry’s arraignment is scheduled for November 15.
He is currently free after posting a $130,000 bond.