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  • Man sentenced to 10 years on meth, burglary charges

    August 29, 2014 12:25 PM

    AMITE - A man from Hammond was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison after he pleaded no contest to two counts of simple burglary and one count of production and manufacture of meth on Tuesday. 31-year-old Brandon Burrescia's sentencing comes after he was arrested twice in 2012 for... more »
  • Two men arrested in meth lab bust

    July 25, 2014 12:22 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - Narcotics agents with the Tri Parish Task Force shut down an active meth lab and arrested two men during a planned raid of an Independence home on Monday. Deputies took 37-year-old Peter Scalia of Robert and 36-year-old William Parson of Independence into custody after a search of... more »
  • 2 arrests made in Kentwood meth lab bust

    July 2, 2014 10:59 AM

    KENTWOOD - Deputies arrested two people on drug charges, placed their children in state custody and disassembled a methamphetamine lab after investigating a residence in Kentwood. Deputies arrested Sonya Boney, 27, and Adam Thibodeaux, 32, Monday on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and operating a... more »
  • Traffic stop in Assumption Parish leads to meth arrest

    June 23, 2014 12:50 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - A routine traffic stop over the weekend yielded the arrest of a woman and the seizure of more than $3,000 worth of methamphetamine, according to Sheriff's deputies in Assumption Parish. Deputies said they pulled Tammy Lucas, 38, of Napoleonville over for speeding on Saturday morning, but the... more »
  • One man arrested in Covington meth lab raid

    June 18, 2014 4:40 PM

    COVINGTON - A Tuesday morning search of a home north of Covington by narcotics agents led to the discovery of a recently active meth lab and one arrest, according to the St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force. Agents said they received an anonymous tip that narcotics were being made... more »
  • Morgan City traffic stop leads to 2 meth arrests

    June 5, 2014 10:54 AM

    MORGAN CITY - Deputies in St. Mary Parish said they arrested two people charged with possession of methamphetamine and other narcotics early on Thursday morning. Law enforcement said a patrolling deputy made a traffic stop shortly after 1:00 a.m. when a vehicle, driven by Virginia Raphiel, 34, of Robline... more »
  • Controlled delivery leads to Houma meth bust

    June 2, 2014 11:37 AM

    HOUMA - The Terrebone Parish Narcotics Task Force arrested three men and seized about three pounds of methamphetamine after a successful controlled delivery operation on Friday. Sheriff Jerry Lapenter of the Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office said agents intercepted a suspicious parcel en route to a residence on Grace St.... more »
  • 8-week-old and other kids found living in a meth lab Play Video

    April 24, 2014 1:37 PM

    HAMMOND - Three children are in state custody after sheriff's deputies said they were discovered in a methamphetamine lab in Hammond Tuesday. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said it was investigating a burglary on Wardline Road when detectives smelled the drug lab. Deputies said they got permission to search... more »
  • One arrested, one sought in meth lab explosion

    February 22, 2013 12:49 PM

    GEISMAR - Deputies in Ascension Parish arrested one person and are looking for a second after a suspected meth lab exploded Thursday night. Investigators were called to 37313 LA 74, lot 181 after a witness reported hearing a loud explosion then saw flames coming from a bedroom window. ... more »
  • LPSO: Man burned, arrested after meth fire

    September 14, 2012 4:06 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Walker man they said was burned while cooking methamphetamine at his home earlier this week. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested Patrick Servat, 27, after he was released from the hospital Thursday. Investigators said they were called out to Servat's one-bedroom apartment on... more »
  • Man arrested after meth offer texted to officer

    September 7, 2012 12:51 PM

    LEWISTON, Idaho - An Idaho man apparently trying to get the most bang for his drug-purchasing buck accidentally texted a narcotics detective while he searched for people to join him in a methamphetamine buy. Police in Lewiston arrested 37-year-old Aaron D. Templeton Wednesday on suspicion of conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine.... more »
  • DEA, Mexico target methamphetamine production

    August 23, 2012 2:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Drug Enforcement Administration and the government of Mexico are pledging increased cooperation in attacking illegal methamphetamine production. Under a newly announced agreement, the DEA and Mexico will bolster intelligence sharing and joint law enforcement training efforts. Mexico has experienced a dramatic increase in seizures of clandestine methamphetamine... more »
  • 40 indicted in drug ring run from Indiana prisons

    August 23, 2012 12:33 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Two inmates housed at different Indiana prisons are accused of running a drug ring thanks to cellphones smuggled in by guards. A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charges 40 people in connection with a scheme that involved methamphetamine, heroin and other drugs. The indictment also alleges that prison guards... more »
  • Six Ascension Parish residents arrested

    August 10, 2012 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley reported six arrests in connection with the operation, production and distribution of methamphetamine. Deputies were told a residence in Galvez was manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine on August 10th. Deputies searched the residence and found two methamphetamine labs, methamphetamine, marijuana and a... more »
  • Nebraska man jailed for bomb threat on job application

    July 13, 2012 12:33 PM

    KEARNEY, Neb. - A central Nebraska man landed in jail for writing a bomb threat on the back of a restaurant job application. The Kearney Hub reports that the Legacy 272 Lounge employee who reviewed 38-year-old Jason Dornhoff's application last Thursday called police when he read the threat that closed... more »
  • Ex-Colo. sheriff peads guilty to drug charges

    April 5, 2012 12:35 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A former Colorado sheriff known for his crusade against youth drug use has pleaded guilty to charges of trading methamphetamine for sex. Patrick Sullivan pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count of solicitation for prostitution. He was the sheriff in Arapahoe County... more »
  • Florida meth case involves 3 generations of 1 family

    February 17, 2012 1:08 PM

    CROSS CITY, Fla. - It's a generational thing: Deputies in Florida say a man, his daughter and his grandson, along with a fourth person said to be a family relative, are accused of working together to manufacture methamphetamine. Dixie County Sheriff's officials say 54-year-old Allen J. Brannin, his 34-year-old daughter,... more »
  • Drug tracking system goes online in Louisiana

    June 15, 2010 10:26 PM

    Authorities across the state began tracking trips to the pharmacy in a new effort to prevent creation of methamphetamine. The approval process to purchase a box of cold and allergy medicine is tedious and time-consuming, but pharmacists and police say the effort is worth the anticipated end result – less... more »
  • Stolen boat leads to drug arrest in Livingston Parish

    May 28, 2010 1:59 PM

    Wildlife and Fisheries agents, along with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, arrested a Maurepas couple on drug and theft charges. Investigators say they spotted a boat, with two people fishing, on the Amite River with registration information spray-painted over. A search of the boat turned up a 9mm... more »
  • Drugs found in truck after high-speed chase

    May 22, 2010 12:44 PM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after a car chase from East Baton Rouge Parish to Livingston Parish. A Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop suspect Royal Rhodus, of Walker, for playing loud music in his vehicle. Rhodus sped away from the officer, and then threw... more »

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