BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Two arrests were made in a drug investigation led by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office said its agents received information about methamphetamine distribution in East Baton Rouge Parish in early June. Agents identified Lauren King, 37, and Allen Ambrose, 45, as suspects in the investigation. EBRSO said Ambrose was allegedly in control of distributing the methamphetamine and King was his girlfriend.
EBRSO said arrests were made on Wednesday, June 22 after searching storage units on Energy Drive and Barringer Foreman Road. The sheriff’s office said Ambrose fled on foot and threw two ounces of drugs during the initial search warrant.
EBRSO seized the following:
- 9.2 pounds of methamphetamine (approx. street value of $30,000)
- $4,850 (pending seizure)
- One ounce of Marijuana
- Four dosage units of LSD
Ambrose faces charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, resisting an officer, two counts of drug possession, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
King faces a drug possession charge.