VPSO, Leesville PD arrest 3 for narcotics charges - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

VPSO, Leesville PD arrest three on narcotics charges

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Ronald M. Roberts (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office) Ronald M. Roberts (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
Daniel D. Roberts (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office) Daniel D. Roberts (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
Jonathan McDuffie (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office) Jonathan McDuffie (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) -

Three are facing drug charges in Vernon Parish, according to a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said Ronald Roberts, 40; Johnathan McDuffie, 29; and Daniel Roberts, 29, all of Leesville, are facing charges.

Authorities said on Feb. 8, agents with the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force as well as investigators from the Leesville Police Department attempted to serve an active warrant for Johnathan McDuffie at a residence.

Authorities said upon arriving at the home, officials observed marijuana and drug paraphernalia in plain view.

Law enforcement received consent to search the residence and found additional marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory.

McDuffie was arrested and charged with one count of criminal conspiracy to create methamphetamine and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $6,000.

Authorities said Daniel Roberts was arrested and charged with one count of criminal conspiracy to create methamphetamine, possession of marijuana – second-offense and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $18,500.

Andrea Theobald was cited for possession of marijuana and released.

Authorities said Ronald Roberts was later located by agents on Feb. 9. He was arrested and charged with one count of possession of marijuana, one count of operation of a clandestine laboratory and a warrant for probation violation. His bond was set at $6,000.

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