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Authorities: Lufkin man fled from mobile meth lab during traffic stop

Jerry Whisenant (Source: Angelina County Jail) Jerry Whisenant (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Amber Havard (Source: San Augustine County Jail) Amber Havard (Source: San Augustine County Jail)
SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

Deputies with the San Augustine County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Lufkin woman and are looking for a Lufkin man in connection to a mobile meth lab allegedly discovered Sunday night in San Augustine County.

Chief Deputy Gary Cunningham said deputies pulled over a 1995 GMC SUV on State Highway 103 at 7:35 p.m.

While they were running a driver's license on Jerry Wayne Whisenant, 39, of Lufkin, Cunningham said he ran away from the scene. Deputies were not able to find him.

Whisenant may have took off from the scene due to an outstanding warrant out for him on possession of a dangerous drug and for a parole violation.

Deputies searched the vehicle and reported finding components of a meth lab, as well as a small amount of finished meth.

The arrested the passenger, Amber Nicole Havard, 37, on a charge of first-degree delivery of a controlled substance, misdemeanor B false statement to peace officer and misdemeanor C possession of drug paraphernalia.

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