Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Bossier City live-in couple was charged this week with having components of a meth lab in their residence, various other drug and weapons charges, and counterfeiting.
Amber L. Reynolds, 28, and her live-in boyfriend, Christopher King, 27, of the 5800 block of Hollyhock Lane in Bossier City were arrested Wednesday, and additional charges were levied today.
Bossier City Police Department patrol officers were initially dispatched to the residence in regards to a non-violent domestic disturbance. Officers on scene contacted the Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force after they noticed what they believed to be possible components of a meth lab in the residence. Bossier City officers also contacted the Bossier Police-Sheriff Financial Crimes Task Force after they located what appeared to be counterfeit money and equipment suspected that was used for making counterfeit U.S. currency.
The Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence on Wednesday and located some methamphetamines, marijuana and Clonazepam pills. Agents also located a can of acetone, blister packs of cold medication, starter fluid and match striker plates, items used in whole or part as components to create a clandestine meth lab. Narcotics agents also located drug paraphernalia, including smoking pipes, syringes, a marijuana grinder and digital scales during the search.
The Financial Crimes Task Force executed the search warrant on Wednesday and found in the residence counterfeit bills and equipment suspected to be used in the attempted production of counterfeit U.S. currency. Agents are continuing their investigation.
King and Reynolds were each charged with the following:
- Creation of a clandestine lab
- Possession of marijuana
- Possession of methamphetamine
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of a controlled dangerous substance with a firearm
- Monetary instrument abuse
King was additionally charged with:
- Possession of Clonazepam
- Fugitive warrant out of Arkansas for forgery
King and Reynolds were transported to the Bossier Maximum Security Facility and booked; King faces a bond of $53,500, while Reynolds has a bond amount of $48,500.