Mississippi : 4 arrested in Harrison County,Mississippi meth bust.
Deputies had obtained a search warrant for the Eldridge,Mississippi Court home of Joseph Wayne Moran Jr., 31, and Jennifer Leigh Lassabe-Havelin, 34, according to a statement issued today by the Harrison County,Mississippi Sheriff Department.
“Upon executing the search warrant, agents located an inactive methamphetamine laboratory inside the residence and various chemicals in which to manufacture the illegal narcotic, methamphetamine and paraphernalia,” the statement said.
Moran and Lassabe-Havelin have been charged with possession of tools used to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of meth.
They are being held at the Harrison County,Mississippi Adult Detention Facility on $40,000 bond each.
Two other people also were arrested after the bust. Agents on the scene said Keith Smith, 39, of Saucier and Theresa Legg, 42, of Gulfport,Mississippi came to the house “in an attempt to purchase illegal narcotics,” Sheriff’s Department officials said.
Smith was charged as a fugitive after agents discovered an active Mississippi Department of Corrections warrant for probation violation. Legg was apprehended because of several active misdemeanor warrants.
Smith and Legg also are being held without bond in the detention center awaiting their initial court appearances.