POSTED: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:04pm
Lake Charles, La — Two men have been arrested after Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies found a meth lab.
On February 6 at approximately 9:45 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were sent to a residence i the 4700 block of Alamitos Circle in Moss Bluff in reference to an anonymous tip of a possible methamphetamine lab in a barn behind this residence.
Upon arrival, deputies entered the barn and discovered Jerry L. Anderson, 48, of Sulphur, and William H. Heller, IV, 25, of Moss Bluff, in the process of smoking methamphetamine.
During a voluntary search of the barn, deputies discovered several chemicals consistent with the creation or operation of a clandestine lab and also located an active meth lab inside the barn.
During further search, deputies also located methamphetamines, marijuana, several types of narcotics, and drug paraphernalia inside the home.
Anderson and Heller were arrested and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and both charged with Creation/Operation of a Clandestine Lab; Possession Of CDS II (methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Heller was also charged with Possession of CDS II (vyvance), Possession of CDS III (vicodin), Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm in Presence of CDS.
Their bonds are pending.