Year-long investigation nets nine arrests in DeQuincy meth lab bust

(Source: DeQuincy Police Department)
(Source: DeQuincy Police Department)
(Source: DeQuincy Police Department)
(Source: DeQuincy Police Department)
(Source: DeQuincy Police Department)
(Source: DeQuincy Police Department)

DEQUINCY, LA (KPLC) - Nine people are facing charges in a meth lab bust in DeQuincy.

Authorities said the DeQuincy Police Department made the arrests Thursday after a year-long sting operation.

Authorities said all nine were arrested without incident.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies from the DeQuincy Substation assisted.

Those accused include:

Dylan Statum, 20, of DeQuincy. Statum is charged with 40 counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond is set at $2 million.

Ryan E. Kennedy, 19, of DeQuincy. Kennedy is charged with three counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $375,000.

Dalton Hyatt, 19, of DeQuincy. Hyatt is charged with three counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $375,000.

Matthew Lee Marsh, 19, of DeQuincy. Marsh is charged with three counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $375,000.

Kaylip Mangum, of DeQuincy. Mangum is charged with one count of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond is set at $125,000. (photo unavailable)

Chad Michael Tyler, 25, of DeQuincy. Tyler is charged with three counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $375,000.

Jesse Noah Shell, 27, of DeQuincy. Shell is charged with one count of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $125,000.

Reagan Breanne Smith, 17, of DeQuincy. Smith is charged with three counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $375,000.

Linsey Marie Perkins, 21, of DeQuincy. Perkins is charged with three counts of creation and/or operation of a clandestine lab. Bond was set at $375,000.

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