Pregnant woman present at home with ‘shake and bake’ meth lab

Pregnant woman present at home with ‘shake and bake’ meth lab

POSTED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 12:15pm

UPDATED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 12:19pm

A “shake and bake” meth lab was discovered on Wednesday, April 4 by the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force. In the home at the time of the arrest was a 6 month pregnant female.

The Task Force, along with the Louisiana State Police Narcotics Division, conducted a search at a home located on Highway 1011 near Labadieville. During the search, numerous items which were located are consistent with the manufacturing of a crystal meth lab in what is known as a “shake and bake” meth lab.

Neil J. Templet, 34, of Napoleonville, was arrested and booked on the following charges: Creation or operation of a Clandestine Laboratory, 2 Counts of Possession of Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substances {marijuana and psilocybin (mushrooms)}, 2 counts of Possession of Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substances (crystal meth and adderall) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Templet’s Bond was set at $101,446 and he has since bonded out.

Ryan P. Simoneaux, 31, of Labadieville, was also arrested and booked with Operation of a Clandestine Laboratory and his bond was set at $50,000 and is still incarcerated at the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

A 6 month pregnant female present at the residence, Cherie Coco Martinez, 37, of Labadieville, was issued a misdemeanor summons of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

If you have any questions concerning this news release, please contact Sheriff Mike Waguespack at (985) 637-6392.

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