Undercover investigation leads to two arrests on drug-related charges
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
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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