Tip leads to several drug arrests in Ascension
GONZALES - Investigators said a tip to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office led to several drug arrests and the discovery of a meth lab in St. Amant.
Deputies said they began investigating 27-year-old Christopher Washburn, who had an outstanding warrant for aggravated battery and other charges, after receiving a tip he was selling drugs in St. Amant.
Narcotics detectives found Washburn at the home of Bonnie Hebert. They said a search of the home found a meth lab, meth, xanax, cocaine, synthetic pot, and crack pipes.
Detectives said they found another person at the house, Dayla Sappington, and that a car pulled into the driveway while they were searching the residence. They said the occupants, Dayne Poirrier and Kimberly Roddy, admitted they were bringing sudafed to Washburn to cook meth with.
Narcotics detectives said Poirrier also had heroin.
All face various possession charges, as well as charges of creating a clandestine lab. They were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and are awaiting bond.