GONZALES — Gonzales police and Ascension Parish sheriff’s narcotics agents found more than 60 clandestine methamphetamine labs early Friday in a home, leading to the arrests of two people, authorities said.
An early morning traffic stop led to the search at 1119 S. Hempshire Ave., Gonzales, police said in a news release.
David Wade Michael Kunert, 34, 2817 Lexington Ave., Gonzales, also had a substantial amount of suspected methamphetamine along with Loratab, Xanax, and Oxycodone, police said.
Kunert also owns the Hempshire home, police said.
Tanya Marie Garza, 29, 9399 E. La. 936, St. Amant, who was at the Hempshire home with Kunert, had at least two Adderall pills on her, police said.
Agents also located a substantial amount of drug paraphernalia inside the residence, police said.
Kunert was booked with 63 counts each of manufacturing meth and creation of a clandestine lab; two counts of possession of schedule II narcotics; and single counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of schedule IV narcotics; and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
Garza was booked with single counts each of possession of schedule IV and schedule II narcotics, as well as counts of creation of a clandestine lab; manufacturing schedule II narcotics; and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.