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Jones arrested in meth lab bust

A Washington Park Circle man was arrested after Lamar sheriff’s deputies and NTF agents found methamphetamine cooking at his home. From Lamar County sheriff Brad White: Deputies with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office and the Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at 102 Washington Park Circle. After receiving an anonymous tip deputies and agents responded to 102 Washington Park Circle. Agents saw a white male run from the rear of the residence into the house. Agents discovered several bottles in a trash pile containing methamphetamine waste material. These bottles contained hazardous materials known to agents in cooking methamphetamine utilizing the ‘one pot method’. Agents secured the only occupant in the house, a Mr. Jones. Agents then obtained a search warrant for the residence and executed it at approximately 5:00 p.m. Agents discovered several active bottles cooking methamphetamine. Keith Dewayne Jones was arrested and charged with possession of and manufacturing methamphetamine. We encourage citizens to continue to call us about any suspicious activity and we thank the citizen that gave us this tip.

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