COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) - St. Tammany Narcotics officers make an arrest after a meth lab is discovered inside of a Covington home. An anonymous tip led to discovery on Tuesday. The home is located in the 13,000 block of Riverlake Drive in the Lake Ramsey area of north Covington.
According to police, St. Tammany Narcotics officers found that the lab was recently used. They also found ingredients used to make methamphetamine, inside the home.
St. Tammany firefighters and EMS also responded to help police secure the scene. Police took 41-year-old Brett Chisesi into custody and charged him with operation and creation of a clandestine laboratory. He could receive additional charges as the investigation continues.
Chisesi's nine-year-old son, who was living at the home, was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.