Meth lab found in trunk of vehicle in Scott, La.

Amanda Elizabeth Oliver, age 31
Amanda Elizabeth Oliver, age 31
Randy Mikel Ward, age 36
Randy Mikel Ward, age 36

SCOTT, LA (WAFB) - Two people have been arrested in Scott, La. on drug related charges.

According to the Scott Police Department, 36-year old Randy Ward and 31-year old Amanda Elizabeth Olivier were taken into custody after a meth lab was discovered in the trunk of Olivier's vehicle.

Police pulled the vehicle over and contacted the Scott Fire Department and HazMat to the scene where a laboratory was later found in the trunk along with several other drug paraphernalia for producing and using meth.

Ward admitted that the equipment belonged to him, and Olivier told officials that she had knowledge that the equipment was in the trunk of her vehicle. They were transported and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Once inside that center, jail deputies conducted a search on Ward. A total of 4.2g of meth and three 2mg tablets of Xanax were found hidden in Ward's sock.

Ward was charged with creating a clandestine laboratory, possession with intent to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute Xanax, possession of drug paraphernalia, and intro of contraband into a penal facility.

His bond was set at $26,000.

Olivier was charged with principal to create or operate a clandestine lab and she also had an active warrant for theft from Lafayette. Her bond was set at $5,750.

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