Man on ‘Most Wanted’ list snared in meth lab bust
When police arrested a man featured in The Daily Review’s “Most Wanted” edition at a home on Fifth Street, they found a meth lab operating in the home.
Morgan City Police Department investigators received information regarding the location of David Mire who was wanted on outstanding warrants stemming from an incident in February in which a clandestine lab was located in the area of Sixth Street, Chief Mike Banks said.
Mire, who had been featured in the area’s “Most Wanted” edition, had eluded police since that incident. Narcotics investigators located Mire Wednesday at a residence in the 300 block of Fifth Street in Morgan City.
At the time of the arrest, Mire was found in the company of Eddie Mayfield and Tiffany Chauvin who were in the process of operating a clandestine lab to manufacture methamphetamine, a controlled dangerous substance, Banks said.
Detectives detained all three people and secured the area. Due to the hazardous environment, a crew was summoned to the residence to perform a clean-up of the hazardous materials, Banks said.
Those arrested, and their charges, are:
—David Mire, 37, of Morgan City, at 9:58 p.m. Wednesday on warrants for creation of a clandestine lab and creation of a clandestine lab within 1,000 feet of school property, as well as on charges of creating or operating a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
—Eddie T. Mayfield, 28, of Fifth Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 2 a.m. today on a charge of create-operate a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of controlled dangerous substance.
—Tiffany Chauvin, 31, of Fifth Street in Morgan City, at 2 a.m. today on charges of create-operate a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Schedule II controlled dangerous substance (methadone) and possession of Schedule IV controlled dangerous substance (Xanax).
All three remain jailed with no bail set.