• A misdirected text message led to a meth bust in Louisiana

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Authorities in Louisiana arrested a man who they say accidentally texted a deputy to arrange a drug sale, according to the Associated Press.
    Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon told local media that on Friday a deputy received the misdirected text message arranging to deliver crystal methamphetamine from 39-year-old Dwayne Paul Herbert of Pierre Part. The officer agreed, then mobilized the Narcotics Division.
    The sheriff said Herbert showed up carrying crystal meth and two firearms. He now faces charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm...
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  • Man arranges meth deal with sheriff's deputy in texting mishap

    Man arranges meth deal with sheriff's deputy in texting mishap

    One year ago - By WGN TV

    PIERRE PART, La. - A Louisiana man is behind bars after mistakenly texting a sheriff's deputy while trying to arrange a methamphetamine deal, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office. Dwayne Hebert, 39, was already out of jail on a $90,000 bond after his arrest in November for operating a meth lab out of a boat, according to the sheriff's office. Friday evening, he reportedly sent a “misdirected” text message to a sheriff's deputy arranging to deliver the methamphetamine to a location [...]
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