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Calcasieu Sheriff busts meth lab in Ragley

On November 2, 2013, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 101 Jersey Drive in Ragley in reference to an anonymous tip of a possible methamphetamine lab inside the home.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with Chance W. Burnsworth, 29, and Melissa J. Langley, 43, residents of the home, and during a voluntary search of the home, deputies discovered several chemicals consistent with the creation or operation of a clandestine lab and powered methamphetamine.

Burnsworth and Langley were arrested and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and both charged with creation/operation of a clandestine lab; possession of CDS II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute; possession of CDS II (powered meth) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Langley was also charged with possession of CDS III (Hydrocodone).

Judge Ronald Ware set Burnsworth bond at $36,000; and set Langley’s bond at $32,000.

CPSO Sr. Cpl. Dennis Hanisee and Deputy Mark Rosteet were the arresting deputies.