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Undercover investigation leads to two arrests on drug-related charges

3 months 4 hours 26 minutes ago Friday, May 08 2020 May 8, 2020 May 08, 2020 9:37 AM May 08, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - After successfully carrying out an undercover investigation into alleged drug activities, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested two men on drug-related charges.

Detectives say that on Wednesday, 29-year-old Casey Harris and 41-year-old Alexis Claiborne were arrested for selling approximately 1.5 pounds of counterfeit methamphetamine to an undercover Narcotics Agent. 

Authorities searched Harris and Clairborne and discovered: 
-659.8 grams/1.4 pounds counterfeit meth
-9mm handgun with obliterated serial number
-$5,500

Harris was arrested on charges of counterfeit narcotics, obliterated serial number, illegal carry (concealed), resisting an officer, theft greater than $5,000, illegal carrying of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Claiborne was arrested on charges of counterfeit narcotics and obliterated serial.

EBRSO K-9 and Homeland Security Air assisted in the operation. 

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