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Alleged counterfeiter caught with fake money, real drugs while out on bond

Thousands of dollars in counterfeit money seized by police. Thousands of dollars in counterfeit money seized by police.
Chrisy Rousse Chrisy Rousse
Adam Theriot III Adam Theriot III
Terry Guidry Terry Guidry
LAFOURCHE PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

A traffic stop lead to three arrests involving cocaine, mushrooms and thousands in counterfeit bills.

According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, officers pulled over 37-year-old Chrisy Rousse and 31-year-old Adam Theriot III and found crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and $280 in counterfeit bills in their possession. Authorities say agents were able to trace the bills to 46-year-old Terry Guidry, who was released on bond on March 4 while awaiting a trial that included counterfeiting charges.

Police were able to obtain a search warrant for Guidry's residence and when they executed it found more than $25,000 in counterfeit bills as well as the equipment and materials used in manufacturing fake money. Guidry was not there at the time.

According to police, agents learned of Guidry's possible whereabouts at a family member's residence and, with the help of Golden Meadow Police, arrested Guidry. Police say Guidry had psilocybin mushrooms and amphetamine pills on him at the time of his arrest.

Guidry was booked on charges of Monetary Instrument Abuse, Possession of Psilocybin and Possession of Amphetamine. He is being held on $70,000 bond. He was set to go to trial on April 27 for his arrest last April. In addition to the charges from that arrest, he also has pending drug and counterfeit charges stemming from prior arrests in 2012 and 2013 according to police.

Theriot was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Careless Operation. He is being held on an $11,100 bond. Rousse was charged with Monetary Instrument Abuse, Possession of Crack Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She is being held on a $31,000 bond.

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