LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Two Oberlin residents were arrested early Monday morning after a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputy found a backpack containing items used to make methamphetamine in the back of a truck.
A deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Highway 378 and North Perkins Ferry Road in Moss Bluff early Monday morning after he observed a truck pushing a car without using hazard lights.
During the stop, the deputy spoke to the driver of the truck - 51-year-old Roland A. Authement, Jr. - and asked to search the truck.
The deputy found the backpack in the bed of the truck. It reportedly contained items and chemicals used to make methamphetamine.
Authement and the passenger in the truck, 44-year-old Jerri L. Clark, were both arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and were charged with operation/creation of a methamphetamine lab.
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