EBRSO undercover agent helps nab alleged drug dealers

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East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – EBRSO Narcotics has been busy helping make arrests lately.

On Wednesday, May 6, an undercover EBRSO Narcotics Agent completed a drug purchase with two men.

Those two men are 29-year-old Casey Harris and 41-year-old Alexis Claiborne.

EBRSO says that “approximately 1.5 pounds of counterfeit methampthemine,” was sold to the undercover agent by Harris and Claiborne.

Narcotics agents found these items as a result of the transaction:

  • 659.8 grams/1.4 pounds counterfeit meth
  • 9mm handgun with obliterated serial number
  • $5,500

Carey Harris and Alexis Claiborne are facing these charges:

Casey Harris:

  • 40:971.1 counterfeit narcotics
  • 14:95.7 obliterated serial number and 14:95 illegal carry (concealed)
  • 14:108 resisting an officer
  • 14:67A(b) theft greater than $5,000
  • 14:95.1 illegal carrying of a firearm by a convicted felon

Alexis Claiborne:

  • 40:971.1 counterfeit narcotics
  • 14:95.7 obliterated serial

The EBRSO Narcotics Unit received assistance from EBRSO K-9 and Homeland Security air during this undercover operation.

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