Two individuals were arrested on drug charges Saturday after the Macon County Sheriff’s Department investigated suspicious purchases being made at a local drug store.
“A female was observed purchasing pseudoephedrine at a pharmacy here in Lafayette. She was approached by deputies and a field interview was conducted, which led to a second suspect, who was found sitting inside his vehicle in the parking lot of this business. Upon further interviewing and evidence gathered, the subjects were transported to the MCSD for additional questioning,” stated Chief Deputy Bryon Satterfield.
After the questioning of the suspects, deputies and detectives were led to a residence on the west side of the county where they conducted a search that same day. Numerous items were found, which are components in making and manufacturing methamphetamine. The items included Coleman fuel, rock salt, coffee filters, lithium and several other items along with finished pseudoephedrine product.
While searching further a container was found inside the residence which contained numerous items of drug paraphernalia such as smoke pipes, scales, and other drug items. Also in the container, more finished methamphetamine product was found.
When detectives returned to Sheriff’s Department, Perry Farley was charged with promotion of methamphetamine, possession of schedule II narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a fire arm in commission of a felony. His bond was set at $60,000. Teresa Trapp was charged with promotion of methamphetamine, possession of schedule II narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bond was set at $45,000.
With evidence gathered at the scenes, MCSD did seize a 2000 Ford pick-up truck in conjunction with the investigation.