Varnado arrested on numerous drug charges

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Acadia Parish Deputies have arrested Lee Harrison Varnado on numerous drug charges.
The arrest stems from a search warrant which was executed earlier this week in the Mermentau area of Acadia Parish.
During the investigation, deputies located 3.3 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 8.9 grams of marijuana, Alprazolam pills and drug paraphernalia. Also recovered was a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun.
“Our deputies worked hard to obtain a search warrant for the residence and did a good job removing narcotics from our streets. We will continue our efforts to fight this growing epidemic,” stated Sheriff KP Gibson.
Varnado was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail possession of marijuana, possession of crystal methamphetamine, possession of alprazolam, possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and introduction of contraband into a penal pnstitution.