Meth Lab Bust in New Iberia

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people in connection with a meth lab bust that started around 11:30 PM Tuesday night.

Authorities say it all began when deputies were called to a home in the 600 block of McDonald Street regarding a domestic disturbance. Upon investigation deputies say they discovered a running meth lab inside the home. The occupants of the homewere evacuated, along with the occupants of three nearby homes.

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, the New Iberia Fire Department and haz mat units, along with three other law enforcement agencies and emergency crews were on the scene throughout the night. Authorities say three patrol deputies, along with the two adult occupants of the home had to be treated for decontamination.

The sheriff’s office narcotics division is continuing their investigation, and say that more arrests are forthcoming.

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