3 arrested in Independence for meth during parole check
Independence, La (NBC33) — Three people are under arrest in Independence, LA after methamphetamine was found during a parole compliance check.
Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said 36-year-old Shaune McMorris, who violated his parole, ran as authorities approached his home.
McMorris allegedly threw out 10.6 grams of “Glass” methamphetamine, worth over $1,200 on the street, and a two liter bottle containing materials used to make meth.
Investigators found “numerous” needles, spoons, packaging materials, and a glass pipe inside McMorris’ home. Which are all items Sheriff Edwards says is “needed to manufacture meth.”
45-year-old Robert Lovetro and 36-year-old Mary Louise Medley were in the house at the time of the search, and were also arrested.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office and agents with Louisiana Probation & Parole were able to put the 3 suspects under arrest for the following charges:
Charged with: Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II CDS (methamphetamine), Operation/Creation/Possession of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratory, Probation and Parole Violation.
Mary Louise Medley
Charged with: Possession of Schedule II CDS (methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, FTA for No Seatbelt.
Charged with: Possession of Schedule II CDS (methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.