A 28-year-old Baton Rouge man is under indictment on drug and gun charges stemming from what police called a fatal drug deal gone bad last year.
Calvin E. Ricks Jr. was charged Wednesday with possession with intent to distribute heroin and marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury also considered a second-degree murder charge but pretermitted it, meaning the panel neither indicted nor cleared Ricks in the Sept. 8 slaying of Jyrish Turner, 25.
Ricks also was shot in the incident outside his home in the 7000 block of Melon Court.
A man who also received gunshot injuries during what police described as a drug deal gone bad Saturday afternoon was arrested Monday and accus…
His case is assigned to state District Judge Fred Crifasi.