A misdirected text message led to a meth bust in Louisiana

Business Insider | 1/11/2017 | Christopher Woody
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Authorities in Louisiana arrested a man who they say accidentally texted a deputy to arrange a drug sale, according to the Associated Press.

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon told local media that on Friday a deputy received the misdirected text message arranging to deliver crystal methamphetamine from 39-year-old Dwayne Paul Herbert of Pierre Part. The officer agreed, then mobilized the Narcotics Division.

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The sheriff said Herbert showed up carrying crystal meth and two firearms. He now faces charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled substance, and two counts of resisting an officer.

According to the AP, it was unclear if he has an attorney.

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This isn't the first time a misdial has turned into a drug bust. In October 2015, South Carolina police responding to a 911 hang-up call encountered Larry Anthony Busha.

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