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Meth lab boat busted; three Pierre Part residents arrested

Kelly Blanchard, 31, Dwayne Paul Hebert, 39, and Latisha Landry, 33. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) Kelly Blanchard, 31, Dwayne Paul Hebert, 39, and Latisha Landry, 33. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
Kelly Blanchard, 31. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) Kelly Blanchard, 31. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
Dwayne Paul Hebert, 39. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) Dwayne Paul Hebert, 39. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
Latisha Landry, 33. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) Latisha Landry, 33. (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Three residents of Pierre Part were arrested on Friday, November 4 on charges of allegedly creating and operating a mobile clandestine lab on a boat for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine.

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office reports that Dwayne Paul Hebert, 39, Latisha Landry, 33, and Kelly Blanchard, 31, were arrested Friday while operating a boat near Lake Verret. Officers determined the three suspects were in possession of a meth lab in the vessel they were occupying.

These arrests are part of a large, ongoing narcotics investigation targeting drug dealers in Assumption Parish. The suspects' charges are as follows:

Dwayne Paul Hebert:

  • Creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of controlled dangerous substances
  • Criminal trespass
  • Simple burglary

Latisha Landry

  • Creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of controlled dangerous substances
  • Criminal trespass
  • Simple burglary
  • Bench warrant for failure to appear on theft by fraud charges

Kelly Blanchard

  • Creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of controlled dangerous substances

At the time of her arrest, Blanchard was out on bond for a previous methamphetamine arrest which occurred two weeks ago.

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