Two arrested for possession of methamphetamine, intent to distribute

Published 10:05 pm Thursday, November 9, 2017

Vience Parker, 47, and Gladys Wiggins, 53, were arrested for possession of methamphetamine and Diazepam with intent to distribute Wednesday at the intersection of Horace King and Greenville Streets after 10 p.m.

According to the police report, an officer pulled them over for a tag light violation.

While walking to the vehicle, an officer noticed Parker turn around and hide something in his seat. Wiggins, who was driving, told officers she was unlicensed and, after running her name to confirm it, she was arrested. According to the police report, officers walked back to the vehicle and asked Parker what he had hidden. Parker told officers he had hidden a beer because he did not want to get in trouble.

After looking in the back seat, officers found a Bud Light can next to several medical syringes and a plastic container of pain relievers, a cigarette pack, a digital scale, two wallets, cash and two cellphones, according to the police report.

Officers asked what the items were for and said he did not know. Officers searched the container and found several plastic bags tied off at the top containing suspected methamphetamine, cash stuffed inside the container, along with several Diazepam.

According to the police report, several more plastic baggies containing suspected methamphetamine were located in the cigarette package. Wiggins denied ownership of the drugs and Parker told police he had been arrested before for methamphetamine possession.

Two high school students arrested for marijuana possession

Two LaGrange High School students were arrested for alleged incidents of marijuana possession Tuesday afternoon.

According to the LaGrange Police Department report, an administrator noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the men’s restroom and found a student, 14, inside after 1 p.m.

The administrator searched the student’s book bag and found a medicine bottle contain three buds of the suspected substance, according to the police report. The student was then charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce.

The second student, 18, was arrested after 3:30 p.m. According to the police report, as school let out, a teacher found the student’s purse left behind in the classroom.

The teacher noticed the smell of marijuana and called for an officer, according to the report. An officer opened the purse and found a wrapper containing brown paper rolled tightly with suspected marijuana inside it.

Once it was determined which student’s purse it was, that student was arrested.

Juveniles use BB guns to shoot into apartment

Juveniles shot into an apartment at the Tall Pines Apartment Complex Tuesday after 6 p.m., according to a police report from the LaGrange Police Department.

The woman told police she had the front door open and heard several loud noises. When she looked outside, she told police she saw three male juveniles shooting BB’s into her apartment.

According to the police report, no one was hit or injured and nothing was damaged in the apartment.

In a separate incident, Walmart was allegedly shoplifted by four juveniles who fit the clothing descriptions from the shooting after 8:47 p.m.

According to the police report, one juvenile took a Samsung Galaxy J3 Luna Pro, valued at $79, out of its packaging and left the store. Another one took a box of CO2 cartridges, valued as $6.97, and put them in his pants before leaving with the group.

All information in this report is gathered from official law enforcement and public safety reports and releases. Reach the LaGrange Daily News at 706-884-7311.