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Union Parish agents make meth bust

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UNION PARISH, La., (KNOE 8 News) - Union Parish narcotics agents have arrested a Junction City man for operation of a clandestine methamphetamine lab.

Matthew D. Maxey, 37, of 309 South Pine St., was arrested after agents with the sheriff's Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs found "numerous components used in the production of meth" inside a shed near the residence.

Maxey also was booked for possession of marijuana. He was booked into the Union Parish Detention Center on a total bond of $11,500.

An affidavit states that agents received a tip that there was drug activity at the residence. It also stated Maxey admitted to using the "shake-n-bake" method of producing meth and that it was only for his personal use.

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