Two arrested on drug charges in Tangipahoa Parish
POSTED: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 2:15pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 1:10pm
TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA — A two-month long undercover operation has led to the arrest of two Independence men.
On November 26, 2012, Agents with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Office Narcotics Division, Patrol Division, along with Tri Parish Narcotics Task Force executed two methamphetamine related search warrants yesterday at residences located on Charlotte Drive, in Independence.
Agents located evidence revealing that prior methamphetamine manufacturing was taking place on both properties. Agents also located precursor materials used in the manufacturing methamphetamines concealed inside both residences.
As a result, the following suspects were arrested:
Billy Wayne Jordan, 46, was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamines.
Samuel McClendon, 45, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and 4 failure to appear warrants.