LPD arrests third suspect in Huntington drug bust

Leland Wayne Randolph
Leland Wayne Randolph
Alice Shianne Horton
Alice Shianne Horton
Francis McElreath
Francis McElreath

By Jeff Awtrey - email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – A third suspect in what Huntington Police say was a meth lab bust last week has been arrested by Lufkin Police after what they say was a home burglary.

Huntington Police Chief Steven Sifford said he was on his way to serve three warrants to Leland Wayne Randolph, 24, who was arrested by LPD on Sunday after a block-long foot chase.

Randolph is charged by Huntington Police with possession with intent to manufacture, possession of a controlled substance and evading arrest.

Lufkin Police have charged him with burglary of a habitation and evading arrest.

According to Lufkin Police Lt. David Young, officers chased down Randolph following a suspected burglary on the 300 block of Hubbard Street.

Sifford said Randolph had escaped officers following a meth lab bust inside a trailer house on Gipson Street.

Also arrested in the suspected meth lab bust were Alice Shianne Horton, 18, and Francis McElreath, 19. Both are charged with possession of a certain chemical and possession of a controlled substance.

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