MORGAN CITY, LA (WAFB) - Deputies said a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle resulted in two people going to jail on drug charges and the discovery of meth labs at their home.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office reported Lynette Guidry, 32, and Ira Grow Jr., 58, both of Morgan City, were arrested Thursday afternoon.
Guidry was booked on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, general speed law, vehicle license required and driving under suspension.
Grow faces charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, operation of a clandestine laboratory, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bond was not set.
Narcotics detectives said they pulled over a car on US 90 in Amelia that was clocked going 85 mph in a 70 mph zone. They said the driver, Guidry, gave them permission to search the car.
They added three bags of meth and a glass pipe were found inside. Detectives said they also found a bag on meth on Guidry.
Deputies said they further investigated the case by going to her home, where they found Grow.
They said he gave them permission to search the home, which turned up more meth, two active clandestine labs, two guns and items used to make meth.